Good Schools and Great Teachers

Stanly County Schools

Gray Stone Day School

Early College High School

While a small county, Stanly County’s education system excels with 21 public schools, three private elementary education schools, and nationally recognized charter school, Gray Stone Day School ranked first among all North Carolina high schools. We complement these with Stanly Early College which helps high school students get a jumpstart on college and career pathways.

Stanly County Partnership for Children

This Smart Start program gives families access to resources that nurture and prepare children age 0-5 for a lifetime of learning

Pfeiffer University

In 2020, an additional 40,000-square-foot Pfeiffer location will open in Albemarle with concentration on post-graduate healthcare programs.

Stanly Community College

The college houses two sites, including an Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technology center for developing vital trade and professional skills.