The Craven County School System serves nearly 15,000 city and county students with a free and appropriate public education. The schools are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. The system employs about 980 teaching professionals, about 740 support personnel and...more about Craven County Schools
New Bern, NC is full of young families that are active in the educational wellness and quality of their child care and schools. Most students are a part of Craven County Schools, which includes 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and four high schools, one of which being New Bern High School. In addition to having several private and faith-based schools, New Bern's diverse child-care and preschool facilities offer everything from basic care at 6 weeks old to summer programs and advanced after school tutoring.