Albemarle Road Middle School
Magnet School of Excellence
6900 Democracy Drive
Charlotte, NC 28212
Courier #: 301
P: 980-343-6420  |  F: 980-343-6501 
Principal: Toni Perry
LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Student Expectations

 Student Standards of Excellence


We are invested

We are engaged learners

We are respectful and scholarly

We are effective communicators

We are family


We are invested. We are prepared, present, and participatory. We come to school motivated to meet our goals. We care about achieving at high levels. We complete our assignments with high quality. We take ownership of our education and success. We pay attention. We are proactive with our use of time. We use our resources. We avoid excuses. We participate in extended learning time. We take initiative. We are independent learners. We work as a team. We are committed to our success. We are in it to win it.

We are engaged learners. We approach our work intentionally.  We listen actively, attentively, and with purpose.  We investigate learning outside the classroom. We actively participate in class. We are curious about learning. We are present. We are focused on increasing knowledge. We listen and give input. We are on task. We collaborate during group work. We give our all on every assignment. We ask thought provoking questions. We are prepared. We are thinkers.

We are respectful and scholarly. We value the thoughts, opinions, and feelings of others. We treat others as we would like to be treated. We respect ourselves.  We actively seek an outstanding education. We learn from diversity. We can disagree respectfully. We exercise high expectations for ourselves. We take pride in our work. We listen respectfully. We speak thoughtfully and with purpose. We are advocates for our own learning. We encourage one another. We conduct ourselves responsibly and with dignity.

We are effective communicators.  We speak, listen, and ask questions to deeply understand. We use appropriate language and tools to iterate our positions. We thoughtfully organize our materials. We are solution oriented. We exceed expectations. We seek support as needed. We advocate for ourselves responsibly. We interact respectfully. We respect ourselves through language and gesture. We communicate using academic language at school. We keep our cool. We are excellent speakers and writers. We are open and honest.

We are family. We work together. We care about each member within the Hornet Nation. We show concern and celebrate one another. We build supportive relationships. We exude positive peer pressure by encouraging and supporting one another. We show acts of kindness regularly. We are inclusive. We collaborate to ensure everyone shines. We depend on one another to achieve success. We are helpful. We are polite. We are kind. We are respectful. We are resilient. We practice "we over me". We believe in one another. We begin each day as a new day.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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