Schools

In addition to home schools, CMS offers a number of school options, each with a signature theme or program that provides unique educational opportunities designed to engage students’ interests and talents. CMS school options include magnet programs, career academies, early and middle colleges, and other distinctive school models. Each option focuses on ensuring students are prepared for college and a career while exposing students to different learning approaches, leadership preparation, and engaging curriculum.

Students have priority for school options and magnet programs in their transportation zone.  To find your zone, click here.

Featured Schools

 

Elementary

School Choice Theme Elementary Elementary Elementary
International Baccalaureate
  • Huntingtowne Farms
  • Marie G. Davis
  • Cotswold
  • Lansdowne
  • Marie G. Davis
  • Blythe
  • Statesville Road
  • Marie G. Davis
Learning Immersion / Talent Development
  • Barringer
  • Tuckaseegee
  • Shamrock Gardens
  • Idlewild
  • Barringer
  • Irwin
  • Mallard Creek
  • Tuckaseegee
Montessori
  • Park Road
  • Chantilly
  • Trillium Springs
  • Highland Mill
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • Winget Park
  • Paw Creek
  • Billingsville
  • Oakhurst STEAM
  • University Area ES
  • Morehead
  • University Area ES
  • Paw Creek
Traditional
  • Myers Park
  • Elizabeth Traditional
  • Elizabeth Traditional
  • Myers Park Traditional
Visual and Performing Arts
  • First Ward
  • First Ward
  • University Park
World Languages (Spanish)
  • Collinswood
  • Collinswood
  • Oaklawn
World Languages (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish)
  • Waddell
  • Waddell
  • Waddell

Middle

School Choice Theme Middle Middle Middle
International Baccalaureate
  • Randolph
  • Albemarle Road
  • Randolph
  • Alexander
  • Piedmont
  • Ranson
Learning Immersion / Talent Development
  • See International Baccalaureate
  • See International Baccalaureate
  • See International Baccalaureate
Montessori
  • J.T. Williams
  • J.T. Williams
  • J.T. Williams
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • Kennedy
  • Coulwood
  • McClintock STEAM
  • Coulwood
  • Morehead
Visual and Performing Arts
  • Northwest
  • Northwest
  • Northwest
World Languages (Spanish)
  • Collinswood
  • Collinswood
  • Oaklawn
World Languages (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish)
  • Waddell
  • Waddell
  • Waddell

High School

School Choice Theme High High High
Blended & Virtual Learning
  • e-Learning Academy
  • Performance Learning Center
  • iMeck Academy @ Cochrane
  • e-Learning Academy
  • Performance Learning Center
  • e-Learning Academy
  • Performance Learning Center
Entrepreneurship N/A N/A
  • North Mecklenburg
Early & Middle Colleges
  • Charlotte Educators Early College
  • Charlotte Engineering Early College
  • Cato Middle College
  • Middle College at Harper
  • Middle College at Levine
  • Middle College at Merancas
  • Charlotte Educators Early College
  • Charlotte Engineering Early College
  • Cato Middle College
  • Middle College at Harper
  • Middle College at Levine
  • Middle College at Merancas
  • Charlotte Educators Early College
  • Charlotte Engineering Early College
  • Cato Middle College
  • Middle College at Harper
  • Middle College at Levine
  • Middle College at Merancas
International Baccalaureate
  • Myers Park HS
  • East Mecklenburg
  • Harding
  • East Mecklenburg
  • Harding
  • North Mecklenburg
  • Harding
  • West Charlotte
Learning Immersion / Talent Development
  • See International Baccalaureate
  • See International Baccalaureate
  • See International Baccalaureate
Montessori
  • J.T. Williams
  • J.T. Williams
  • J.T. Williams
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • Phillip O. Berry
  • Harding Institute of Technology
  • Hawthorne
  • Phillip O. Berry
  • Harding Institute of Technology
  • Hawthorne
  • Phillip O. Berry
  • Harding Institute of Technology
  • Hawthorne
  • North Mecklenburg
Military, Global Leadership & Public Safety
  • Hawthorne
  • Hawthorne
  • Hawthorne
Visual and Performing Arts
  • Northwest
  • Northwest
  • Northwest
World Languages (Spanish)
  • South Mecklenburg
  • South Mecklenburg
  • North Mecklenburg
World Languages (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish)
  • South Mecklenburg
  • South Mecklenburg
  • North Mecklenburg

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Unique Learning Approaches​