School Choice & Enrollment Fair

Join us for the School Choice & Enrollment Fair to explore your options for the 2020-2021 school year, learn about our 97 magnet programs, and enroll your children who are new to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. When: Saturday, October 19 11:00am – 3:00pm Where: Wells Fargo Atrium Uptown Charlotte 401 S. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202 Transportation:

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MakerDay at Northeast Middle School

Dr. Sharon Jones, the founder of thedot. Consulting, has partnered with Jennifer Hamilton, the magnet coordinator of Northeast Middle School to plan and implement the first annual MakerDay at Northeast Middle School.  Darnell Bennett (the executive chef at Tupelo Honey), Paula Okonneh (of Chatting with the Experts and LadyTech Charmers), and Jillian Klingberg (the executive […]

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Whitewater Middle students get a space to build, invent and design

A new innovative learning lab opened Oct. 3 at Whitewater Middle.  A result of Verizon’s vision and partnership, it offers students a bright, modern 3,000-square-foot area where they can collaborate, create, communicate, think critically and solve problems — all necessary skills in today’s learning environment. Whitewater is one of six schools in CMS that have […]

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CMS 2018-2019 Lottery Results

CMS Rounds 1-3 Lottery results are available for review. Click on the links below to review the lottery results by round and grade level. Stay tuned for upcoming lottery dates for the 2019-2020 lottery this fall. Round 1 18-19 Lottery Results Round 2 18-19 Lottery Results Round 3 18-19 Lottery Results

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NEW Computer Science Middle School

Late this August, the Wilson STEM Academy will have its grand opening.  The school will feature a beautiful state-of-the-art facility, equipped with the latest technology and spaces conducive to providing innovative learning opportunities, thanks to a multi-million dollar renovation.  The Wilson STEM Academy will have a dynamic staff committed to fully addressing the unique academic, […]

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NEW dual-language program

Classrooms at Oaklawn and Collinswood language academies look — and sound — like a Spanish class. Teachers and students converse in Spanish. Signs and books written in Spanish are on walls and shelves throughout both schools. In fact, the classes are dual language-immersion programs. The programs are so popular that both schools have waiting lists. Now families will have […]

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Lottery Round 3: Open Seats

Based on the Round 1 and 2 Lottery results, these schools have space available in the grade levels listed below. Space available does not include wait pools.   If you applied in Round 1 or 2 and received a letter stating you have been placed in the school of your first choice, that assignment will […]

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21 School Choice schools earn national recognition

Twenty-one magnets in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have won national recognition for their specialized programs. Eight schools earned the highest designation as a School of Excellence from the national organization Magnet Schools of America. Thirteen others were named Schools of Distinction. “Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is proud to offer such a wide range of specialized programs to meet the […]

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Harding University High School – 2nd Annual Career & Technical Education Showcase

Harding University High School’s second annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Showcase featured courses offered to middle school students on Friday, February 23, 2018. 180 middle school students attended this event! The featured showcase was Harding’s Institute of Technology, which is a countywide magnet program. HUHS Institute of Technology is one of CMS School Choice […]

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International Baccalaureate prepares students for diverse careers 

Learning questions as well as answers International Baccalaureate prepares students for diverse careers  Sisters Sharon, Stesha and Sheila Doku graduated from Myers Park High School. The same course of study, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, led them to take different journeys. Two are in the medical field and one practices law. Each said the program taught them to expand their thinking, find connections, solve problems and prepare for college.   Twenty-five years ago, Myers Park High became […]

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