15425 Scholastic Drive
Charlotte, NC 28277
Courier #: 437
P: 980-343-0413  |  F: 980-343-1828 
Principal: Summer Rogers
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
Grades: K-5
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Character Education

 Character Education at Ballantyne Elementary

"Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of a true education.”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Character Education in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is a partnership with parents
and the community to foster honest, responsible and caring students. Ballantyne Elementary 
focuses on a different trait each month, however all character traits are highlighted
and modeled throughout the year.



 Show high regard for self, others and property.


Be accountable for your own behavior.


Do the right thing in the face of difficulty.  Follow your conscience instead of the crowd.


Be an informed, responsible and caring participant in your community.



 Show concern for the well being of others.

Justice and

Demonstrate impartial, unbiased and equitable treatment for all.


Be truthful in word and action.



Stay with a task and not give up.


Be gentle and generous towards others.


Believe you will be successful.


For more information about Character Education at CMS, please visit the CMS Character Education website.

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