News & Announcements

Board of Education Meeting

The Swain County Board of Education will have a special called meeting on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 6pm, Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, Bryson City, NC 28713

Two Hour Delay - 10/29/2020

Swain County Schools plan to operate on a 2 hour delayed schedule on Thursday, October 29th. Swain County Schools will evaluate circumstances, including road conditions, flooding and power outages tomorrow morning and inform you if this status changes. Please use caution when traveling in the morning.

Weather Warning for Thursday Oct 29

Conditions are present in Swain County for heavy rainfall over the next 24-48 hours. This rainfall will bring about conditions that coupled with darkness will make for dangerous travel during the early morning hours. Be on the lookout for downed trees, flash flooding, and power outages.

Online registration is now open for Returning students for the 2020-2021 school year!

Please visit our registration link to get started. You will need a "snapcode" for each child in order to to complete their registration. If we have an email address on file, you should have received an email with directions and the snapcode. If you have not received an email, call your child's school or go to the school to pick up the information.
Parents/guardians that used the registration system to complete online paperwork last summer for other children already have an account. You can use the "Forgot password?" link if you can't remember your password or call the school.

Labor Day Holiday & Day Change for Plan B - A Day students

Swain County Schools will be closed to all students Monday, September 7th, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Plan B - Schedule A students will be in person on Tuesday, Sept 8th and Wednesday, Sept 9th, while Schedule B students will be in person on Thursday, Sept 10th and Friday, Sept 11th.

Click to download a copy of the Fall Semester Calendar.

Board of Education Meeting

The Swain County Board of Education will meet, Monday, August 31, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, Bryson City, NC 28713. This is a SPECIAL CALLED MEETING for the purpose of giving an update on school opening and COVID related impact, approval of personnel and a discussion of parent/student concerns. Closed session may be held at the end of the meeting.
Appropriate social distancing and mass gathering limits will be observed. The meeting will be
broadcast on the school system YouTubelink at Maroon Devil Network

Free & Reduced Meals Applications

The Swain County School Nutrition Program is accepting free and reduced meal applications for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please go to to fill out the meal application electronically.  Filling out the meal application may also make you eligible for future P-EBT benefits, so we encourage you to get your application in as soon as possible.  If you are currently receiving food stamp benefits other than P-EBT or have children at Swain West Elementary only, you do not have to fill out the application because you are automatically eligible.  For questions or to receive a paper copy of the application please call 828-488-3129 ext. 5139 or email [email protected]

Kindergarten Registration is Open Online!

Kindergarten Registration is open online! Please click "Read Full Story" for links to register your 2020-2021 Kindergarten student. There are also links to a virtual tour of East Elementary, a FAQ document and to submit your questions.
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