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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: L.E.A.D. Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Grades: 11-12
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Admissions & Lottery

 

Click here to view the Harper Middle College High School Lottery 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 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.
  • 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: TBD
  • Phase 2 Options Lottery: TBD
  • Phase 3 Options Lottery: Rolling Admissions. TBD

Harper Middle College High School Open House Dates:

  • TBD

 

We are here to help!  Please feel free to contact our offices: 980-343-0012 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. 

 

Click here to apply

​Click here to complete survey
​Need help? Visit www.cpcc.edu​Click here to see Course Requirements
Send test scores​ to brandyr.nelson@cms.k12.nc.us​Click here to apply
Find a list of eligible test scores hereTo obtain a PIN number, please contact your school, the magnet office (980-343-5030) or student placement. (980-343-5335) 

 

 

​Click here to complete packet

Click here to apply

Need help? Visit www.cpcc.edu

​​Click here to complete survey​​Send test scores​ to p404@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 13, 2017 - December 18, 2017 at 9:59 pm
    • Phase 2 Options Lottery: January 12, 2018 - February 19, 2018 at 9:59pm
    • Phase 3 Options Lottery: Rolling Admissions. Contact the school to inquire (980-343-0012).

 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 last 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

 

Just in case you need the steps in outline form:

Current CMS Student

STEP 1.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Complete a CPCC application <​​Click here to apply >

  • Get the step-by-step directions for completing the CPCC application for students. www.cpcc.edu

STEP 2.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Complete the Harper MCHS Entrance Survey <Click here >

  • Complete the demographics questionnaire
  • Verify that you have completed the following course requirements.

STEP 3.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Submit your qualifying test scores to p404@cms.k12.nc.us

  • Find a list of eligible test scores here <Click here>

STEP 4.  [When the Lottery Opens] Complete the lottery application <CLICK HERE>

  • Key dates of the lottery:
    • Phase 1 Options Lottery: November 13, 2017 - December 18, 2017 at 9:59 p
    • Phase 2 Options Lottery: January 12, 2018 - February 19, 2018 at 9:59pm
    • Phase 3 Options Lottery: Rolling Admissions. Contact the school to inquire (980-343-0012).

STEP 5.  YOU ARE DONE!!

 

Non-CMS Student – Must complete Future Enrollment Packet

STEP 1.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Complete Future Enrollment Packet <Click here>

STEP 2.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Create a Google account with a Gmail email address <Click here>

STEP 3.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Complete a CPCC application <Click here to apply >

  • Get the step-by-step directions for completing the CPCC application for students. www.cpcc.edu

STEP 4.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Complete the Harper MCHS Entrance Survey <Click here >

  • Complete the demographics questionnaire
  • Verify that you have completed the following course requirements.

STEP 5.  [Before the Lottery Opens] Submit your qualifying test scores to p404@cms.k12.nc.us

  • Find a list of eligible test scores here <Click here>

STEP 6.  [When the Lottery Opens] Complete the lottery application <CLICK HERE>

  • Key dates of the lottery:
    • Phase 1 Options Lottery: November 13, 2017 - December 18, 2017 at 9:59pm
    • Phase 2 Options Lottery: January 12, 2018 - February 19, 2018 at 9:59pm
    • Phase 3 Options Lottery: Rolling Admissions. Contact the school to inquire (980-343-0012).

STEP 7.  YOU ARE DONE!!

Links to 2017-2018 New Student Enrollment Packets


 

CLICK HERE for the English version

CLICK HERE for the Spanish version (HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para la versión española)

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