Mitchell County Comprehensive Transportation Plan Public Survey

Mitchell County, the towns of Bakersville and Spruce Pine, the High Country Rural Planning Organization (HCRPO), and the North Carolina Department of Transportation – Transportation

Planning Division (NCDOT TPD) are working together to develop a Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) that will identify transportation needs and long-term solutions for the next 25 to 30 years. The study includes alternative modes of transportation (bicycle, pedestrian, and public transportation).

Gracias por participar en nuestra encuesta. Su retroalimentación es importante. El condado Mitchell, los poblados de Bakersville y Spruce Pine, la Organización de Planeación Rural de High Country (HCRPO) y la División de Planeación de Transporte del Departamento de Transporte de Carolina del Norte (NCDOT TPD) trabajan juntos para desarrollar un Plan Integral de Transporte (CTP) que identificará las necesitades de transporte y soluciones a largo plazo para los próximos 25 a 30 años. El estudio

incluye modos alternativos de transporte (bicicletas, peatonales y transporte público).

The public is encouraged to provide feedback for the Mitchell County CTP by taking an online survey at:


Mitchell High School is located in the northern mountains of Western North Carolina.  It is a comprehensive high school serving approximately 700 students, grades nine through twelve.  Mitchell High is situated in the center of Mitchell County, population approximately 15,000, between the towns of Spruce Pine and Bakersville. 
More than 108 courses in 11 departments are offered, along with college preparatory English, Science, and Social Studies classes and advanced placement courses in English, Calculus, Spanish, Environmental Science, and United States History.  Mitchell High is on a block schedule of four classes per day for 90 minutes each.  Students have the potential to complete eight credits per year.  The school year is divided into two semesters with two nine-week grading periods each.
Mitchell High School is accredited by both the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction and Southern Association of Schools.
Mission Statement 
The mission of Mitchell High School is to provide each student with a diverse education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes self-discipline, motivation, and excellence in learning.  The Mitchell High School staff joins the parents and community to assist students in developing skills to become independent and self-sufficient adults who will succeed and contribute in a global community. 
Mitchell High Awarded Blue Ridge National Heritage Grant
Mitchell High has been awarded an $18,000 Blue Ridge National Heritage Area grant to support the creation of a working educational farm on the high school campus   To learn more about the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership, please visit their website at

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