Bald Creek A+ School                                                                                 

Special Announcement

Images of Bald Creek

                          WE are honored to make the following National announcement.

The National Blue Ribbon Schools’ winners were officially announced today at 1:00, on Youtube.

Date: 9-28-16


U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Bald Creek Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Bald Creek is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.

Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

Ms. Sherry Robinson and Ms. Lori McCourry will represent Bald Creek School at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.

For more information about Bald Creek Elementary School, please contact the school office at 828-682-2535. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit

BCES awarded $100,000 NC Title 1 Reward School Grant for "sustained the highest performance on student achievement over a number of years." 

Mission Statement
To provide the highest quality learning opportunity by providing a respectful environment for diverse populations and all school personnel through strong leadership, commitment to instructional and academic excellence, and reflection on continuous improvement of the 21st Century standards.

Bald Creek 2015/2016


Yancey County Schools Calendar


Chastity Collier