Living Here Guide

Charter schools

The Charlotte region is home to more than 35 charter schools, which receive public money to educate students but operate under independent boards that report directly to the state. Grades listed are for 2014-15; some plan to add grades later. For more info on N.C. charter schools: www.dpi.state.nc.us/charterschools; S.C. charter schools: www.sccharterschools.org.

Mecklenburg County

1. Aristotle Preparatory Academy: 2461 Arty Ave., Charlotte. 704-412-1086. aristotle.teamcfa.org. Grades K-4.

2. Bradford Preparatory School: 2502 Salome Church Road, Charlotte. www.bradfordprepschool.org. Grades K-8.

3. Charlotte Choice Charter: 1000 Anderson St., Charlotte. 980-272-8308. www.charlottechoicecharter.org. Grades K-6.

4. Charlotte Learning Academy: 701 Scaleybark Road, Charlotte. 980-355-2077. www.charlottelearningacademy.org. Grades 6-10.

5. Charlotte Secondary: 8601 McAlpine Park Drive, Charlotte. 704-295-0137. www.charlottesecondary.org. Grades 6-11.

6. Commonwealth High: 5112 Central Ave., Charlotte. 704-899-4998. www.commonwealthhs.com. Grades 9-12.

7. Community Charter School: 510 S. Torrence St., Charlotte. 704-377-3180. www.charlottecommunitycharter.com. Grades K-5.

8. Community School of Davidson: Elementary and middle school, 565 Griffith St., Davidson. 704-896-6262. High school, 404 Armour St., Davidson. 704- 897-8061. www.csdnc.org. Grades K-12.

9. Concrete Roses STEM Academy: 8310 McAlpine Park Drive, Charlotte. 513-967-5280. www.concreterosesnc.com. Grades K-9.

10. Corvian Community School: 9501 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte. 704-717-7550. www.corvian.org. Grades K-4.

11. Crossroads Charter High: 5500 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-597-5100. www.crossroadscharter.org. Grades 9-12.

12. Entrepreneur High: 5745 Central Ave., Charlotte. 704-906-2900. www.entrepreneurhighschool.org. Grades 9-10.

13. Invest Collegiate: 2001 Suttle Ave., Charlotte. 704-900-4226. http://investcollegiate.org/. Grades K-7.

14. Kennedy School: 617 N. Summit Ave, Charlotte. 704-688-2939. www.kennedycharter.org. Grades K-12.

15. KIPP Charlotte: 931 Wilann Drive, Charlotte. 704-537-2044. www.kippcharlotte.org. Grades 5-8.

16. Lake Norman Charter: Middle school, 12435 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-948-8600. High school, 12701 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, 704-875-3389. www.lncharter.org. Grades 5-12.

17. Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy: 5225 Seventy-Seven Center Drive, Charlotte. 704-503-1112. www.scholarsacademy.org. Grades K-8.

18. Pioneer Springs Community School: 9200 Bob Beatty Road, Charlotte. 704-494-0777. http://pioneersprings.org/. Grades K-3.

19. Queens Grant Community School: 6400 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill. 704-573-6611. http://queensgrant.heritageacademies.com. Grades K-8.

20. Queens Grant High School: 10323 Idlewild Road, Matthews. 704-545-0736. http://qgphs.com. Grades 9-12.

21. Socrates Academy: 3909 Weddington Road, Matthews. 704-321-1711. www.socratesacademy.us. Grades K-8.

22. Sugar Creek Charter: 4101 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-509-5470. www.thesugarcreek.org. Grades K-9.

23. Thunderbird Preparatory: 17609 Old Statesville Road, Cornelius. 704-412-1024. www.thunderbirdprep.org. Grades K-4.

24. United Community School: 5309 Idlewild Road North, Charlotte. 980-819-0555. www.ucsnc.org. Grades K-2.

Cabarrus County

25. A.C.E. Academy: 7807 Caldwell Road, Harrisburg. 888-244-6511. www.aceacademycharter.org. Grades K-5.

26. Cabarrus Charter Academy: 355 Poplar Crossing NW, Concord. 704-789-2500. www.cabarruscharter.org. Grades K-7.

27. Carolina International School: 8810 Hickory Ridge Road, Harrisburg. 704-455-3847. www.carolinainternationalschool.org. Grades K-10.

Gaston County

28. Mountain Island Charter: 13440 Lucia Riverbend Hwy., Mount Holly. 704-827-8840. www.micharter.org. Grades K-11.

29. Piedmont Community: Elementary, 119 E. Second Ave., Gastonia. 704-853-2428. Secondary, 2970 S. New Hope Road, Gastonia. 704-349-4640. http://pccharter.teamcfa.org. Grades K-12.

Iredell County

30. American Renaissance: Elementary, 132 E. Broad St., Statesville. 704-924-8870. Middle, 217 S. Center St., Statesville. 704-878-6009. www.arsnc.org. Grades K-8.

31. Langtree Charter Academy: 154 Foundation Court, Mooresville. 704-705-1698. www.langtreecharter.org. Grades K-6.

32. Pine Lake Preparatory: 1639 Mecklenburg Hwy., Mooresville. 704-237-5300. www.pinelakeprep.org. Grades K-12.

33. Success Institute: 1424 No. 2 Rickert St., Statesville. 704-881-0441. www.successinstitutecharter.com. Grades K-8.

Lincoln County

34. Lincoln Charter: Lincolnton campus, grades K-9, 133 Eagle Nest Road, Lincolnton. 704-736-9888. Denver campus, grades K-12, 7834 Galway Lane, Denver. 704-483-6611. www.lincolncharter.org.

Union County

35. Union Academy: Upper campus, 675 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Monroe. 704-238-8883. Lower campus, 3828 Old Charlotte Hwy., Monroe. 704-283-5678. www.unionacademy.org. Grades K-12.

York County

36. York Preparatory Academy: 1047 Golden Gate Court, Rock Hill. 803-324-4400. www.yorkprepsc.org. Grades K-11.

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