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Welcome to Macon County Schools 
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 6-12 school and we have one early college high school. All eleven schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the North Carolina State Board of Education.
VISION
To be a globally competitive school system striving for continuous improvement.
 
VALUES 
 -Motivated Faculty & Staff
 -All Children Can Learn
 -Management by Fact
 -Stakeholder Partnerships
 -Safe & Healthy Learning Environment
 

Macon County Schools Strategic Plan

Contact Information
 Address:
 
1202 Old Murphy Road
 Franklin, NC 28734
 Hours of Operation:
 8:00 - 4:30
 Monday - Friday
Phone:
828-524-3314 - Phone
828-524-5938 - Fax
828-524-2513 - Bus Garage
828-524-8771 - Child Nutrition
828-524-4460 - Maintenance
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 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

​Franklin High School Freshman Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Fine Arts Center.

Macon Early College Freshman Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the downstairs area of the  Southwestern Community College Groves Center.

2015-2016 Orientation/Open House

 
Cartoogechaye- Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m. - Kindergarten Orientation-Parents Only. Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 6:00-7:00 p.m. - 1st – 4th grades
 
East Franklin- Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. – Open House for all students
 
Franklin High School-Tuesday, August 18, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m. – Orientation for 9th grade students as well as new 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students, FHS Fine Arts Center
 
Highlands- Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 4:00-6:00 p.m. - Open House for all students
 
Iotla Valley- Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m. – Open House for all students
 
Macon Early College-Tuesday, August 11, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m. - Freshman & New Student Orientation, Southwestern Community College, Macon-Groves Center
 
Macon Middle School-Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7th Grade Orientation
 
Mountain View Intermediate-Wednesday, August 19, 2015 @ 4:00-6:00 p.m. Drop-In Open House for all students.
 
Nantahala- Monday, September 14, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m. – Open House for all students
 
South Macon- Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Open House for all students
 
Union Academy- Tuesday, August 11, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m. – Parent Meeting, South Macon Elementary School Gymnasium. In addition, Parents should call Diane Cotton at 828-369-0796 to set up In-Take meetings.
NEW IMMUNIZATION LAW FOR KINDERGARTENERS
 
If you have a child that is about to enter Kindergarten, please be aware that July 1, 2015 a new immunization law went into effect.
 
Please contact your health care provider or local health department to schedule an appointment to assure your child has the appropriate vaccinations to begin school.
 
You must provide proof of your child's immunizations on the first day of school. Acceptable proof of vaccination is a copy of your child's Certificate of Immunization.

NEW IMMUNIZATION LAW FOR STUDENTS ENTERING 7TH GRADE

 

If you have a child that is about to enter 7th grade, please be aware that July 1, 2015 a new immunization law went into effect.

 

The requirement is for one dose of TDAP and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine for all children entering 7th grade who have not already received it.

 

Please contact your health care provider or local health department to schedule an appointment to assure your child has the appropriate vaccinations to begin school.

You must provide proof of your child's immunization on the first day of school. Acceptable proof of vaccination is a copy of your child's Certificate of Immunization.

Read to Achieve Results

Click here ​to see the Read to Achieve results for Macon County Schools.