Located in the scenic southwestern part of the state, Macon County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina. Our county is home to approximately 32,395 full-time residents, and our public schools serve almost 4,400 students. There are eleven schools in the Macon County Schools system. There are four elementary schools, one intermediate, one middle, and one high school located within an eight-mile radius of Franklin, the county seat. There are two k-12 schools, one in Nantahala and one in Highlands. Union Academy is a 7-12 school and we have one early college high school. All eleven schools are accredited by the North Carolina State Board of Education.
Macon County Schools will challenge all students to achieve their academic potential and be successful in the 21st Century. We will achieve this mission in a safe and caring environment in partnership with parents, staff, and the community.
To be a globally competitive school system striving for continuous improvement.
- Continuous Improvement
- Motivated Faculty & Staff
- All Children Can Learn
- Management by Fact
- Stakeholder Partnerships
- Safe & Healthy Learning Environment
“Here you will find resources regarding school safety and suicide prevention. You will also find a link to anonymously report concerns about students. Click on the WE CARE button for more information.”
K12 Payment Center
You can now manage your student’s lunch account on-line! You can manage multiple student accounts, make payments and see what your student is purchasing. Click on the K12 Payment Center icon below to set up an account.