Charlotte Preparatory School

Tel: (704)366-5994
Grades: PK-8 | 422 students
Charlotte Preparatory School Gym
Charlotte Preparatory School Gym
Charlotte Preparatory School is a college preparatory, coeducational day school.
The school was founded in 1971 as Charlotte Montessori School, and it later moved to its current southeast Charlotte location in 1992.
With the addition of the Middle School, the name of the school was changed to Charlotte Preparatory School in 1998 to reflect our philosophy.
Charlotte Preparatory School fosters lifelong learning and provides an exemplary educational experience founded on academic excellence, positive character, and leadership development in a diverse, inclusive community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 422 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Charlotte Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,100
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade level
Admissions Director Vicky Wilkison
Admissions Associate Seher Khanna


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus, Community Service, Drama, Duke TIP, Math Counts, Photography, Science Olympiad, Spanish, Student Council, Various after school studios Chorus, Drama, Duke TIP, Math Counts, Photography, Spanish, Community Service,
Science Olympiad,
Student Council,
Various after school studios,

School Notes

  • Charlotte Prep sits on more than 13 acres and features three divisions: the Early School (ages 2 through 5), the Lower School (Kindergarten through 4th Grade) and the Middle School (5th through 8th Grade). With small classes and an optimum student-teacher ratio, Charlotte Prep provides an enriched curriculum presented in a supportive environment to ensure each student's individual success. The Middle school, which graduated its first 8th Grade class in 2002, graduates students who are highly recruited by area high schools and boarding schools.
  • Charlotte Prep provides an encouraging, caring environment that nurtures the whole child. Our emphasis on academics creates students who are passionate learners. The school's unique personal growth programs create young leaders.
  • More than 30 percent of the student body is comprised of diverse students, which is evident in each Charlotte Prep classroom. Faculty and students from all over the world are teaching and learning at Charlotte Prep. The school is motivated by a belief that in a global society, diverse classrooms are important to an elite education.
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5.0 Stars   02/26/16
My family has been at Charlotte Prep for over four years now and we could not be happier. It is a great community with wonderful teachers. My kids are excelling and I see areas of need addressed immediately resulting in a visible improvement.
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