Open House Season? WHAT? School just started! Hard to believe and hard to handle when we are just sliding into the school year.
Because we are always happy to help, we took some of the pain out the process with the below list. We know there are a ton of wonderful schools in Charlotte and we tried to cover as many as possible. So please, add any schools we may have missed!
Now get out there and educate yourself on all the fabulous schools Charlotte has to offer!
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) provides academic instruction and support each school day to more than 141,100 students in kindergarten through 12th grade in 159 schools throughout the cities and towns of Mecklenburg County. See the below links for shortcuts to the enrollment process and Open House Dates listed alphabetically by school.
CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG MAGNET SCHOOLS
Any student can apply to a magnet program within CMS. All students who wish to apply for a magnet program must meet any entrance requirements that may exist for the school or magnet program and agree to fulfill program requirements to remain enrolled in the magnet program. For more information on the CMS Magnet program and all Open House dates for these schools, visit the below links.
CHARLOTTE AREA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS (CAIS)
Charlotte Christian School
October 10, 9:30 am: JK/K
October 25, 7:00 pm: JK/K
November 17, 1:00 pm: JK-12
January 31, 7:00 pm: JK-12
Charlotte Country Day School
October 9, 7:00 pm: JK/K (parents only)
October 17, 7:00 pm: JK-4 (parents only)
November 8, 1:30-3:30 pm: 9-12 (parents & students)
November 29, 7:00 pm: JK-12 (multicultural JK-12, parents only)
Charlotte Latin School
October 4, 7:00 pm: TK/K
October 18, 9:30 am: TK-12
Charlotte Preparatory School
October 11, 7:00 pm: PK-8
October 28, 2:00 pm: PK-8
November 8, 9:30 am: (focus on early school/montessori program)
January 15, 9:30 am: PK-8
Providence Day School
October 2, 6:00 pm: TK/K
October 14, 2:00 pm: TK-12
November 14, 2:00 pm: TK-12
Trinity Episcopal School
October 16, 7:00 pm: K-8
October 23, 12:00 pm: K-8
October 30, 10:00 am: K-8 (information available in Spanish)
November 15, 12:00 pm: K-8
January 12, 3:00 pm
MECKLENBURG AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS (MACS)
“MACS” is a centralized, regional system of schools in the Charlotte area that includes nine schools that serve PK through 12. For questions or for additional information, contact the admissions office at 704-370-3273. Families should visit the individual school websites to get information about Open Houses and admissions.
Holy Trinity Middle School
November 2, 1-3 pm
November 4, 9-11 am
Charlotte Catholic High School
Visit website to schedule an appointment.
MISC. CHARLOTTE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
British American School of Charlotte
October 3, 6:00 pm
November 1, 6:00 pm
January 31, 6:00 pm
Charlotte Jewish Day School
October 24 & 25, Time TBD
Charlotte Montessori School
Please contact the school at 704-332-7733 for Open House information.
Covenant Day School
October 24, 9:30 am TK-12
BONUS! We also found this great link (thank you Wikipedia) of all schools in the Charlotte area. It’s looooooong, so grab some refreshments!
• Charlotte area schools list on Wikipedia