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3200 Smithfield Church Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Courier #: 534
P: 980-343-6550  |  F: 980-343-6555 
Principal: Allison Plunkett
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
Grades: K-5
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About Our School

At Smithfield, our mission is to do whatever it takes for all kids to ensure they experience success, safety, fun and enjoyment, freedom and independence, valued purpose, and love and belonging.

Smithfield Elementary is a neighborhood school located just 10 miles south of uptown Charlotte and serves the South Charlotte community with Pre-Kindergarten through Fifth Grades.

’s state of the art building was opened in 1993. An award-winning architectural facility features large, bright and inviting hallways, classrooms, cafeterias and multi-purpose room. The school features a fully upgraded media center and computer lab.
The energy at Smithfield is ubiquitous – and you will feel it as soon as you drive onto our campus . . . it comes from our leadership, from our staff, from our parents and families and from our 650 students, who represent a widely diverse population.

Our Focus and Philosophy
     Data Driven Instruction– preparing, inquiring and acting on student data
     Integration of critical thinking strategies across all grade levels
     Technology Integration to enhance the learning process
     A “Whatever It Takes” philosophy of a Professional Learning Community
     Integration of Thinking Maps into daily instruction
     Sensory-Motor Lab to integrate and strengthen sensory skills, which directly connect to academic success
     Feurestien's Intrumental Enrichment Program- 4th and 5th grade students strengthen their cognitive functions    
                                                                             through this engaging and challenging program


Smithfield’s highly active and supportive Parent Teacher Association is involved in ensuring our children and staff members have the resources needed to be successful.
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