Living Here


K - 12 Education

Montgomery County Schools is a countywide system comprised of six elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and one learning academy. The system has just under 4,300 students. To learn more about the system, or to get information about specific schools, please visit

The largest private school in Montgomery County is Wescare Christian Academy. Located in Troy, NC, WCC has an enrollment of 78 students and offers Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Higher Education

Montgomery Community College offers two-year degree programs, continuing education coursework and certificate programs to almost 5,000 students annually. MCC offers the following degrees:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate in Science
  • Associate in General Education

Students that graduate with a two year degree from MCC have the ability to transfer into any of the University of North Carolina campuses as a Junior.

Nearby Colleges and Universities

The State of North Carolina has an impressive roster of four-year colleges and universities. Within a 90-minute drive of Montgomery County, you’ll find (partial list):

UNC Charlotte
UNC Chapel Hill
Duke University
NC State University
NC A&T State University
Wake Forest University
Pfeiffer University
Wingate University
High Point University