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500 Cherokee Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
Courier #: 379
P: 980-343-5505  |  F: 980-343-5524 
Principal: Susan Nichols
LC: Central Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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Absent, Who to contact

If your child is absent or tardy, please email:

beverly.means@cms.k12.nc.us

Please keep in mind that according to Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board Policy and the NC Compulsory Attendance Law (N.C.G.S § 115C‑378), parents and guardians are responsible for seeing that their children attend school each day that school is in session.

Excused Absences:

The following reasons are considered excuses for absences:

Please note that all absences are considered unexcused unless the parent provides a written explanation for the absence. The school may request formal documentation from medical professionals should absences become excessive.

Unexcused Absences:

  • No written excuse or email
  • Missing the bus
  • Car trouble
  • Oversleeping

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