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8120 Grier Road
Charlotte, NC 28215
Courier #: 334
P: 980-343-1452  |  F: 980-343-1453 
Principal: Alicisa Johnson
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 11:20 AM - 4:20 PM
Grades: 11-12
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According to US News & World Report,

Cato MCHS is one of the 2022 Best High Schools.

Click here for the report 

 


 



CATO MCHS INFORMATIONAL SESSION DATES/TIMES


Dates:

  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021
  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021
  • Thursday, January 13, 2022

Zoom Information for ALL sessions:


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Click the pic above to sign up for 
Cato MCHS Campus Tours

Fridays @ 3:15 pm on:


December 10th - More spots opened

January 7th More spots opened

January 11th - More spots opened

January 14th - More spots opened


NEW DATE: Monday, December 12th @ 12:00 noon




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General Admissions Steps​


Students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for admission:

  • Current CMS student or eligible to attend a Charlotte-Mecklenburg School.
  • Completed and passed Math I or Algebra I,  Math II or Geometry, Biology I, English I, English II, World History, a founding principles course (Civics and Economics, Civic Literacy, or AP Government and Politics), and Health/PE
  • Completed and passed English III and Math III (rising seniors) 
  • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8 OR 2.5 unweighted GPA with qualifying test scores (see Qualifying Test Scores table below).

 
Non-CMS students must complete the New Student Enrollment process. New Student Enrollment Process  



Step 1: COMPLETE THE CMS SCHOOL CHOICE
             LOTTERY APPLICATION USING GOOGLE 
             CHROME 



Step 2: COMPLETE THE CPCC APPLICATION USING 
             GOOGLE CHROME

This is a required part of the process. 
  • The student should complete this step and enter their contact information
  • Complete and submit the online CPCC application to obtain your CPCC Student ID Number via email, within 48 hours
    1. Go to CFNC 
      • Create an account or Login to your CFNC Account
    2. Click the link at the top menu "Apply to College"
    3. Click "Application Hub"
    4. Click "Start an Application" and search for Central Piedmont Community College
    5. Choose the Central Piedmont Community College CCP Application
    6. Complete the CPCC Application.  UPDATE:  Select the Fall 2022 Enrollment Term.

Step 3: CREATE THE CPCC LOGIN

This is a required part of the process. 
  • Within 48 hours, the student should check their email which was entered on the CFNC Application 
  • Create a CPCC login.
    • Access the CPCC Login application directions here.


Step 4: APPLICANT INFORMATION FORM
  • Click on the Applicant Information Form to complete the Cato Middle College High School Applicant Information Form. It's important that we have accurate contact information for prospective students and parents.
 

Step 5: NON-CMS STUDENTS ONLY

Qualifying Test Scores

(one or a combination of an assessment-see table below)

 

 

Writing

English

Reading

Math

RISE 

CPCC Placement Test

 

Caution: DO NOT take this test if you have other qualifying test scores because the RISE Placement Test can only be taken twice in a 10-year period.

 

Tier 1

75+ (Must Score 75+ to be able to take Tier 2)

 

Tier 2 

75+

 

Tier 1

75+ (Must Score 75+ to be able to take Tier 2)

 

Tier 2

75+ (Must Score 75+ to be able to take Tier 3)

 

Tier 3 

75+

SAT (before March 2016)

-

500

500

500

SAT (begin March 2016)

-

-

480

530

Pre-ACT (begin Oct. 2016)

-

18

22

22

ACT

-

18

22

22

PLAN

-

15

18

19

PSAT

45

-

47

47

PSAT (begin Oct. 2016)

Evidence-Based Scores

-

26 or

a composite score of 460

26 or

a composite score of 460

24.5 or

a composite score

of 510


 
 

CMCHS Additional Information

 
If you do not currently attend a CMS school, you must have completed the New Student Enrollment process and have been assigned a CMS Student ID number and CMS PIN number. Click here to access New Student Enrollment information. Click the Lottery Timeline link for additional information.















Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools website (www.cms.k12.nc.us) is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought via the following, Email the Web Accessibility Team at WebAccessibility or Call: 980.343.0115. In compliance with Federal Law, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities, may be referred to the District's Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education.