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  • Kinder

    Kindergarten Registration Open

    Online Enrollment is open from now until February 28th.

    Caldwell County Schools is now registering kindergartens for the 2021-2022 school year.  All forms are available and should be completed for enrollment prior to the beginning of school.  


    To register click:  Registration is online now. 

    More information click: Preschool Website.


    Whitnel Elementary School

    Rising Kindergarten Enrollment


    *All children who plan to enter Kindergarten next year need to complete the enrollment process online.


    Steps to Enroll your child:

    Step 1: click on this link caldwellschools.com

    *Choose Enrollment Icon on front page

    *Follow directions to create an account

    Step 2: Complete enrollment form online

    Step 3: Log back into your account to accept your child’s seat (24 hours later)


    Online Enrollment is open from now until February 28th.



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    A Reminder of the Daily Screening Guides. Thanks for all you are doing!!!!

    COVID Symptom Screening

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  • School Lunch

     Please Fill out a Free or Reduced Lunch Application for the 2020-2021 school year. 

    Lunch K-5 $2.35

    Breakfast Prices:  K-8 $1.00

    Reduced Lunch:  K-12 FREE

    Reduced Breakfast:  K-12 FREE

    Attached is the link for the free and reduced lunch application for the 2020-2021 school lunch application. Please complete the application as soon as possible because they can be processed now. Thanks!

    It's easy to start...just click on the red link below

    20-21 Free/Reduced School Lunch


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Top Stories

  • Preschool Classrooms Benefit from Highly Credentialed Teachers

    Quality early education preschool classrooms in the Caldwell County Schools are meeting children’s social and emotional development through teacher certification and training in the North Carolina Pre-school Pyramid Model (PPM). Nearly half the preschool classrooms in the school district have met and/or maintained requirements to be certified PPM classrooms and another four classrooms are in the coaching process.

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  • More Meals for Children 18 Years and Younger

    Additional funding provided by the USDA for reimbursement of meals now allows the Child Nutrition Department to add dinner meals and snacks to the curbside meal distribution program for children 18 years or younger.

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  • Character Education Representatives for January

    Congratulations to Brody Nivens, Brittany Watson, and Carl Slade, students who were selected as the Character Education Representatives for exemplifying Optimism, the character trait of the month in January.

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  • New Wing at Granite Falls Middle Nears Completion

    Students will soon be walking the hallways of the new Granite Falls Middle School facility as the first phase of construction is on schedule for completion in March.

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