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Established in 1964, West Carteret High School is a public secondary school located in Morehead City, NC .   Our campus is centralized in Carteret County, NC on the beautiful Crystal Coast.  West Carteret is the largest school in the district, serving approximately 1100 students from Morehead City, Newport, Atlantic Beach, and its surrounding areas.  

West Carteret offers 9-12 education to students of diverse cultures. We emphasize the social, emotional, physical, intellectual development of each child and strive to instill high standards for academic integrity and leadership in our students.   We have award-winning band, art, and athletic programs and have a great faculty of ambitious teachers ready to give Patriots the best school experience.

The mission of West Carteret High School is to nurture the whole person in a positive learning environment and graduate students who are prepared for life.

West Carteret High School

4700 Country Club Road
Morehead City, NC 28557

252-726-1176
252-726-6290 (fax)

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