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Schools 101: Where are charter high schools in Charlotte?


Charlotte’s charter high schools offer many specialized choices for your child that perhaps needs to be challenged, or who wants to focus on pursuing more focused academic interests. While, the NC Office of Charter Schools has the full listing of charter schools for grades K-12, here’s a look at some of the public high schools that stand out:

Charlotte Secondary School
8310 McAlpine Park Drive
Charlotte, NC 28211

This school strives to offer a comprehensive liberal arts education with emphasis on civic education, integrated arts & humanities for grades 6-12.

Crossroads Charter High
5500 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28213
The mission of Crossroads Charter High School is to provide innovative teaching techniques to students labeled “high-risk or academically gifted.” The school designs individual education plans based on the strengths and weaknesses of each student's abilities.

Lake Norman Charter School
12435 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
The Lake Norman Charter School is “Together we lead, learn and serve.” To meet school objectives, LNCS provides a challenging academic setting an average of 22 students in core classes. The school also prides itself on a strong discipline and honor code.

Pine Lake Preparatory
104 Yellow Wood Circle
Mooresville, NC 28115
This K-12 school offers a standards-based elementary curriculum with essential skill-building in core subjects and the arts. The high school of this K-12 school features a rigorous college prep curriculum.

Union Academy
675 N. M.L. King Jr. Blvd
Monroe, NC 28110
Located in Union County, this K-12 school places great value on high standards and expectations for academic achievement, character, and community. It is one of the few schools in Charlotte where classes are held year round.