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315 W Hebron St
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier #: 404
P: 980-343-0012  |  F: 980-343-0013 
Principal: Brandy Nelson
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Grades: 11-12
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Admissions & Lottery

 

Come to a Harper MCHS Open House! 

Tour the campus, learn more about our students and our school and get your questions answered!  Dates for the open house can be found "here". 

 

Click "HERE" to view the Harper Middle College High School Open House PowerPoint Presentation.

 

Thank you for your interest in Harper Middle College High School!  We are excited to receive your application!  

Are you Eligible?

  • You must apply to the CMS Lottery.
  • You must apply to Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) and retrieve a CPCC ID number.
  • You must be a rising 11th or 12th grader and a resident of Mecklenburg County.
  • Rising 11th graders - Completion of the following courses by the end of the 10th grade: NC Math I, NC Math I (Algebra I), NC Math II (Geometry), English I, English II, Biology, World History, Civics & Economics, Health/PE
  • Rising 12th graders - Completion of the following courses by the end of the 11th grade: English III, All 10th grade requirements listed above.
  • Qualifying test scores. Click here for information on test scores.
  • Must have an un-weighted GPA of 2.5 or higher OR submit a letter of recommendation from a member of the faculty of the student's current high school. The letter should speak to your level of commitment, perseverance, maturity, and your ability to persist and succeed in a middle college setting. Please have your recommender submit this letter directly to me (brandyr.nelson@cms.k12.nc.us)  

The application process is based on your child's current enrollment. 

If your child is currently enrolled in CMS, you should follow the steps indicated in the "Current CMS Student" section. 

If your child not currently enrolled in CMS, you should follow the steps indicated in the "Future CMS Student" section.   

Key Dates and times of the lottery:

  • Phase 1 Options Lottery: November 30, 2018 - January 7, 2019 at 10:00 pm
  • Phase 2 Options Lottery: January 18, 2019 - February 11, 2019 at 10:00 pm
  • Rolling Admissions: (if needed): March 1, 2019 - August 1, 2019.

 

We are here to help!  Please feel free to contact our offices: 980-343-0012 between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm. 

 

CURRENT CMS STUDENTS - - - START HERE! 

Click here to apply

​Click here to complete survey
​Need help? Visit www.cpcc.edu​Click here to see Course Requirements
Send test scores​ directly to Dr. Nelson at brandyr.nelson@cms.k12.nc.us​Click here to apply

Find a list of eligible test scores here

To obtain a PIN number, please contact your school, the magnet office (980-343-5030) or student placement. (980-343-5335) 

 

FUTURE CMS STUDENTS - - - START HERE! 

​Click here to complete packet

Click here to apply

Need help? Visit www.cpcc.edu

​​Click here to complete survey

​​Send test scores​ directly to Dr. Nelson at brandyr.nelson@cms.k12.nc.us

​Click here to see Course Requirements ​​​Find a list of eligible test scores here
Click here to apply​​
To obtain a PIN number, please contact your school, the magnet office (980-343-5030) or student placement. (980-343-5335) 

 

Important Information:

Sibling Guarantees: There are no sibling guarantees to Middle College High School Programs.

Key Dates and times of the lottery:

  • Phase 1 Options Lottery: November 30, 2018 - January 7, 2019 at 10:00 pm
  • Phase 2 Options Lottery: January 18, 2019 - February 11, 2019 at 10:00 pm
  • Rolling Admissions: (if needed): March 1, 2019 - August 1, 2019.

 Application Completion: The following must be completed and submitted by 10:00 pm on the last day for each lottery: 

  1. CPCC Application completed (secure a CPCC ID #)
  2. Harper MCHS Entrance Survey completed (via google)
  3. Qualifying test scores submitted via email to brandyr.nelson@cms.k12.nc.us.
  4. Application to the CMS Lottery Completed.

School Calendar: Middle College High Schools operate on a school calendar that is aligned to the CPCC academic calendar.  It is different from the CMS calendar.  You can find our calendar on the calendar tab of our website.  School usually begins the first week of August and ends the third week of May.  First semester ends in December.

CMS Classes & CPCC Class Schedules: Students take their remaining high school required courses for graduation from 11:20 a.m. until 4:20 p.m.  Students can take their CPCC classes any time they are not taking a high school class.

Afterschool Activities: Middle College High School students are only allowed to participate in athletics, cheerleading and marching band at their home school. 

Contact Information for ALL Middle Colleges

 Harper Middle College High School:

315 West Hebron St., Charlotte, NC 28273 (located at the CPCC Harper Campus)

Dr. Brandy Nelson, Principal, 980-343-0012, brandyr.nelson@cms.k12.nc.us

Cato Middle College High School: 

8120 Grier Road, Charlotte, NC 28215 (located on the CPCC Cato Campus)

Alicisa Johnson, Principal, 980-343-1452, alicisa.johnson@cms.k12.nc.us

Levine Middle College High School:

2728 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, NC 28105  (located on the CPCC Levine Campus)

Joey Burch, Principal, 980-343-9437, joey.burch@cms.k12.nc.us

Merancas Middle College High School:

11930 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078 (located on the CPCC Merancas Campus)

Jametta Martin-Tanner, Principal, 980-343-0035, jametta.tanner@cms.k12.nc.us

 

  Links to 2018-2019 New Student Enrollment Packets can be found here!

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