About Us

Clyde A. Erwin Middle School (CAEMS) is located off of Leicester Highway in Asheville, North Carolina.  It is housed in the building that was originally Clyde A. Erwin High School which was built in 1955.  The name Clyde A. Erwin was given in recognition of Clyde A. Erwin who was a state board of education member and North Carolina state superintendent of public instruction from 1934 – 1952.

Our school is made up of 7th and 8th grade students from Eblen Intermediate School.  The Intermediate School has students from the five-district elementary schools; Emma, Johnston, West Buncombe, Leicester, and Woodfin Elementary.  Approximately 580 students attend Clyde A. Erwin Middle School. 

Erwin Middle School
20 Erwin Hills Road
Asheville, NC 28806
828.232.4264


From Hwy. 19-23S (Patton Avenue)
Turn right onto Hwy. 63--New Leicester Hwy. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Old County Home Road. Travel through one light. EMS driveway is on the right immediately after the fire department.