Bain Elementary is made up of two facilities. The Bain Early Learning Academy (ELA) is one of the original school buildings and houses the kindergarten students. The new, state-of-the-art, facility which was built in 2013 houses the first through fifth graders.
Throughout the years and throughout all of these changes, Bain’s commitment to providing challenging educational opportunities to its students has remained constant. Our school has consistently produced strong academic achievements and met standards established to promote the development of the total child. Bain was named anHonor School of Excellence with High Growth by the North Carolina Department of Instruction for both the 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011 and 2012-2013 school years.
Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Queens Grant Community School is a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, focus on real-world skills, problem solving, and how to be a good citizen. Our exceptional teachers meet students at their ability level and challenge them to go beyond. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.
Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, Matthews Charter Academy is a school like no other- one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, make expectations clear, and provide a safe and emotionally secure learning environment. In addition, we focus on real-world skills, problem solving, and how to be a good citizen. Our exceptional teachers meet students at their ability level and challenge them to go beyond. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other. matthewscharteracademy.org
We are proud to announce that Mint Hill Middle has once again been recognized as a National School To Watch for our continued success during the last 3 years. Currently, we have more than 87.2% of our students on grade level in all tested subjects. In addition, parent, student and teacher survey data show ratings among the highest in the district.
Our school has extremely high expectations for the academic achievement of students coupled with a caring, supportive staff who have excelled in their own fields and are considered among the best in the profession. We have implemented instructional strategies that challenge each individual student to achieve well beyond the standard North Carolina curriculum. In fact, the curriculum for Mint Hill Middle School takes full advantage of the success of the block schedule with the understanding of how adolescents learn best. While focus on the core academics is top priority, building a well-rounded student ready for the challenges of high school is critical to school success. To that end, band, chorus, drama, computer skills, vocational preparation, dance, and strong athletics are among the electives offered at Mint Hill Middle.
David W. Butler is a community-based high school that is a part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System. Operating since 1997, our school was named in honor of David Watkins Butler, an outstanding teacher
who perished in a house fire while saving the lives of his family. During the 2011-12 school year, we were designated as a “School of Distinction with High Growth” and one of only 72 schools in CMS to meet all AMO targets. The school also met 20 out of 20 goals for 2011-12 fulfilling federal guidlines for No Child Left Behind. In 2014, David W. Butler High School was recognized by US News and World Report as the #1 high school in CMS and the 5th highest rating in North Carolina. The graduation rate in 2014 was at 91.8%.
Queen’s Grant High School is a public charter school aimed at giving your child the quality of education that you have been searching for. Queens Grant is small enough to ensure that each student is known and valued but large enough to provide a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities to enrich your child’s learning ability.