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2400 Hildebrand Street
Charlotte, NC 28216
Courier #: 565
P: 980-343-5178  |  F: 980-343-5182 
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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Welcome to Kindergarten at University Park Creative Arts! We welcome you to our UPCA family. We look forward to a wonderful year. Thank you for partnering with us in the education of your child.

During the week of August 13th, kindergarten parents and guardians will receive a letter in the mail detailing your child’s first day of school. Kindergarten students will enter school over a three day period beginning August 27th. UPCA uses this staggered entry method to help our teachers and staff learn more about your child as they enter school. The letter will indicate what day your child will attend staggered entry as well as which Kindergarten teacher they will be with for the day. Please note that this teacher may not be your child’s assigned teacher for the school year. Teachers and administration will work together to determine class placements. We will hold a special Kindergarten Open House on Thursday August 30th from 5-6:30. You will meet your child’s teacher as well as bring in school supplies.

  • Students that are assigned staggered entry for Monday will not attend school Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

  • Students that are assigned staggered entry for Tuesday will not attend school on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday.

  • Students that are assigned staggered entry for Wednesday,​ will not attend school on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday​.

  • All kindergartners will attend school together beginning Friday.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school at 980-343-5178.  



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