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Ashton Charlotte NC 2011-2012 School Assignments

School Assignment for the 2011 - 2012 School Year in Ashton Charlotte NC

Charlotte's diverse educational opportunities range from public to private to Montessori to home schooling with a wide host of varieties in each branch of our education system. The following list of schools are available to Charlotte NC Ashton residents.

Charlotte NC schools offer superior educational opportunities in each developmental level. Education, one of the fundamental aspects the imparting of culture from generation to generation, facilitates the realization of self-potential and the latent talents of an individual. With the application of theoretical and applied research relating to teaching and learning, education draws on a wide variety of disciplines such as psychology, philosophy, math, science, linguistics, economics and sociology, among many others.

Public school information at the CMS (Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools) site, has a thorough list of elementary, middle and high schools with rankings, demographics, and individual school websites.

Homeschool information can be found at the Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina.

Schools are all within close proximity to Ashton Charlotte NC. The public schools to which Ashton children are assigned are as follows:



Olde Providence Elementary School Charlotte NCPrincipal: Rachel McKenzie
Address: 3800 Rea Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
Phone: (980)343-3755
Fax: (980)343-3722
School Website :

Olde Providence Elementary offers a strong, rigorous academic program that concentrates on effective communication skills and processes. Communications skills are extended by integrating instruction across the curriculum and in the arts. The use of technology enhances academic areas and includes video production and computers. Olde Providence also has a strong Character Education focus to support whole child development. The school was named a School of Excellence with Exemplary Growth status under the N.C. ABC's goals. It has also received a CMS Top Ten Award for Home/School Partnerships. The school’s mission, “Hand in Hand We Build the Future,” is exemplified through a highly effective School Leadership Team and a very active PTA.



Carmel Middle School Charlotte NCCARMEL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Principal: Marc Angerer
Address: 5001 Camilla Drive
Charlotte, NC 28226
Phone: (980)343-6705
School Website

Carmel Middle School, a sixth, seventh and eighth grade school, recognizes that middle school students have special intellectual, physical, social and academic, emotional needs. To meet these needs, the help of the entire school community is solicited.

High expectations are set and teachers and staff work closely with parents to ensure these needs are met in a safe and orderly environment. Utilizing the team approach, Carmel students experience the feeling of belonging to a smaller group within the school population, one which has common goals and whose members are supportive of one another. There is a commitment to a shared mission at Carmel with high expectations set for all students in a safe and orderly environment.

Carmel provides for the academic needs of all students by offering challenging academic courses and a wide variety of elective courses. The school offers a variety of extracurricular opportunities. The Carmel staff, students and parents truly believe that Together Each Accomplishes More (TEAM).

The following facts describe Carmel Middle School and the learning environment provided to our students:

  • A NC School of Distinction (several years running).
  • Named a "SCHOOL TO WATCH" by the North Carolina Middle School Association in 2005
  • Ten years of high growth (exemplary status)
  • Met Adequate Yearly Progress goals for 32 of 33 subgroups
  • 90% of students at or above grade level in reading and math
  • Over 831 students enrolled in Language Arts Scholars classes: 866 enrolled in Math Scholars classes
  • English as a Second Language Program; Exceptional Children's program
  • Low student/teacher ratio
  • Over 90 total staff: 58 classroom teachers, one media specialist, one media assistant, one technology facilitator; one academic facilitator, three grade level counselors, one career development coordinator, two security associates
  • 34% of staff with master's degree or higher
  • 12 National Board Certified teachers
  • 99% of students have scored at/above grade level in Algebra I and Geometry for the last six years
  • One counselor and one administrator per grade level
  • 98.4% on Safe Schools Audits
  • Active PTSA Board (over 40 members) and School Leadership team (18 committee members)
  • A high level of parent participation adds to Carmel's success. Parents regularly log over 1400 hours in various volunteer opportunities
  • Nationally Certified AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Program. 45 students are currently enrolled
  • Home-School communications: Carmel website is updated weekly, monthly team and PTSA newsletters
  • Students participate in academic extracurricular activities such as National Junior Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, NAL, Honors Band and Orchestra, Shakespeare Recitation, Chess, Science Olympiad, MATHCOUNTS, Algebra team, Geometry Team and the Battle of the Books.
  • Monthly family involvement events including Family Night, PTSA meetings, AVID parent meetings and Parent seminars
  • Curriculum night for the parents
  • Student Publications including Paw Prints, Carmel's literary magazine, Cougar Prints, Carmel's newspaper and the yearbook
  • Quality intramural and Physical Education programs
  • Technology: two keyboarding labs, a research/resource computer lab, 15 Media Center computers, a communication arts computer lab, four mobile computer labs with wireless internet, at least one internet accessible computer in each classroom
  • Active Athletic Program (golf, football, softball, volleyball, basketball, soccer, track, baseball and cheerleading) for 7th and 8th grade students
  • Open door policy

Myers Park High School Charlotte NCMYERS PARK HIGH SCHOOL

Tom Spivey
2400 Colony Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
: (980)343-5800

: (980)343-5803

Websites: &

  • Named one of Newsweek Magazine’s 100 Best High Schools in America
  • Since 1951, when first opened, Myers Park has excelled in academic and athletic competitions
  • A collegiate-like campus consisting of 13 buildings on 62 acres
  • Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and honors courses are offered in most academic areas
  • An integrated community which allows its students to experience people of different cultures, races and economic backgrounds, attracting students from 37 countries
  • Well prepared, dedicated teachers who provide an outstanding total educational experience

  • Myers Park HS achieves highest SAT scores of all CMS schools

  • Myers Park ranked 38 out of 27,000+ high schools by Newsweek magazine

Some of the area private schools which some Charlotte NC Ashton children can attend include:

Providence Day
· Grades K-12
5800 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 887-7041

Charlotte Country Day School
· Grades PK-12
1440 Carmel Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 943-4500

Charlotte Jewish Day School
· Grades K-5

P.O. Box 21209, Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 366-4558

Carmel Christian School
· Grades K- 8
1145 Pineville Matthews
Matthews, NC 28105

Charlotte Catholic
· Grades 9-12
7702 Pineville Matthews Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 543-1127

Charlotte Christian
· Grades PK-12
7301 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 366-5657

Charlotte Latin
· Grades K-12
9502 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 846-1100

For a more detailed list and statistics for each school, click here.

Homeschool information can be found at the Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina.


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