Cannon School

  • Cannon School is an independent, non-denominational, JrK - grade 12 college prep school located near Charlotte, NC. Cannon School nurtures relationships at the heart of learning and engages the learner in a journey of growth.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students1,011 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Cannon School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,200
Admissions DirectorMr. William Diskin
Admissions AssociateHannah Holliway


Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • The question we are asked most often by prospective parents is "Why Cannon?"
  • It's the people.  Cannon School is a community of caring and thoughtful people.Our faculty and staff understand that teaching and learning happen best in an environment built on trust and support.Cannon students -- knowing that their teachers, advisors, and coaches care about them commit to the journey of intellectual growth and discovery. Along the way, Cannon students take on challenges. They take risks. They explore.  Sometimes they experience success. Sometimes they fail. But always, their goal is to grow.Eventually surrounded by the people they trust Cannon students find their purpose.  Culture is everything at Cannon.
  • People make all the difference.
  • #youbelonghere

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Concord
    Grades: PK-12 | 263 students
    2.9 miles
    3200 Patrick Henry Dr S
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 792-1854
    2.9 PK-12
  • Charlotte
    Grades: NS-12 | 450 students
    10.6 miles
    333 Jeremiah Blvd
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    (704) 599-9015
    10.6 NS-12
  • Charlotte
    Grades: K-12 | 128 students
    11.3 miles
    10132 Harrisburg Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28215
    (704) 549-4101
    11.3 K-12
  • Charlotte
    Grades: K-12 | 1078 students
    19.2 miles
    7301 Sardis Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28270
    (704) 366-5657
    19.2 K-12
  • Salisbury
    Grades: PK-12 | 322 students
    23.3 miles
    2970 W Innes Street
    Salisbury, NC 28144
    (704) 636-3005
    23.3 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $8,551 for elementary schools and $10,270 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).