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Middle School
940 Sam Newell Road
Matthews, NC 28105
Courier #: 353
P: 980-343-5755   |  F: 980-343-5761 
LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Regular and full attendance is essential to a strong academic year and growth for all students. We ask that families please do their best to schedule events and appoitnments outside of the school calendar and daily hours to ensure our students have full access to instructional time throughout the year. In the event that your child is or will be absent, please notify our Attendance Secretary, Ms. Nicole Catanzaro, by email ( Please notify us within 48 hours of the absence to help ensure accurate records for your student & our teachers.

Enrolling for the 2021-2022 School Year

Welcome to Crestdale Middle School!  Please complete the following forms to enroll your child. You may scan or your completed documents to Ms. Maureen Sanborn at, and she will contact you regarding your enrollment. Once you have submitted your enrollment documents to Ms. Sanborn, a school counselor will contact you regarding your child's registration.


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Registration and Enrollment Information

We are excited that your child we be attending our school! Below you will find important information to help you get your child registered properly.

Our registrar, Ms. Sanborn, is available to register and withdraw students by appointment only. Please call her at 980-343-5755 to set up your appointment. To help make your appointment go smoother, visit the CMS website and print out the CMS Student Enrollment Packet. This will need to be completed, and the required documents will be needed at the time of your registration. Please contact Ms. Sanborn with questions.

Tdap Vaccine for 7th Graders

Tdap Vaccine and Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine for all 7th graders -  North Carolina state law requires all 7th-grade students to receive one dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine. Your child will need to bring a copy of the shot record to school on the first day of 7th grade.

After the 30th day of school, students who are not in compliance will not be allowed to attend school, per state law. Please contact your health care provider or the Mecklenburg County Health Department to schedule an appointment.

Please make sure all immunization records are turned in to the school nurse Carmela Cox, RN, BSN .

Transferring from Another CMS School

You need to have the following:

  • Copy of last report card, current class schedule and grades (if applicable), and withdraw form from previous school

  • Proof of residence - please see the required items for proof of residence by clicking on CMS Enrollment Process link above.

Address Changes:

CMS requires that you now submit 2 proofs of Mecklenburg County residency when you are changing your address.

  • You can use the link above to access the CMS required proofs of residence.

  • We CANNOT change your address unless you have the necessary 2 proofs of residence at the time you are requesting an address change.

  • All address changes must be completed in person.

  • This policy may affect transportation to and from school for your child. Please be advised that you may have to provide transportation for your child temporarily.


Eligibility - CMS will provide transportation services for eligible students to and from their residence address. It is important that you maintain an accurate residence address for every student with the attending school. Address changes are only processed at your assigned school.

If you choose to attend your original lottery assigned school and it is not in your zone, you will not receive transportation. If you change your address after your assignment, you have the option of attending your new home school or your original lottery assigned school. However, if you choose to attend your lottery assigned school and it is not the home school for your new address, you will not receive transportation.

Please note: Conditions such as grandfathered students and/or students who may have relocated from one address to another may establish different transportation eligibility criteria. Individual student situations may vary and not all conditions may apply to the above general statement.

If you have specific questions, please contact a school administrator. For specific bus information you may contact our areas transportation directly at 980-343-6439.

For forms and applications please visit the CMS Transportation Website

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