Harper Middle College High School (HMCHS) is an honors program offered by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools that gives students the chance to earn college credit during their junior and senior years. HMCHS is a Cooperative Innovative High School located on the Harper Campus of Central Piedmont Community College and is part of the Career and College Promise program. Enrollment is limited to 100 students per grade level.
While all students will take their remaining high school classes at this campus, they are allowed to take their college classes at any of the Central Piedmont Community College campuses. Classrooms are equipped with the latest technology and students have access to all CPCC libraries and privileges of any other CPCC student.
All Harper high school courses are Honors or Advanced Placement level courses. Students enrolled at HMCHS will take courses required for high school graduation while taking college courses towards a post-secondary certificate, college diploma, associates degree, and/or industry certification. High School courses are taken between the hours of 11:15-4:15. HMCHS students are required to enroll in a minimum of four courses per semester including high school and college courses. All CPCC college courses and books are free of charge to HMCHS students.
Middle College High School will accelerate the future goals of every student
through a respectful, positive, and
service-oriented environment where courageous students successfully complete an
associate’s degree and a high school diploma while in high school.
mission of Harper Middle College High School is to build empowering
relationships with our students and offer challenging academic opportunities in
a respectful, safe and positive high school and community college environment
We believe every student has a right to a high quality education in a rigorous and positive learning environment.
We believe each individual will act with excellence, integrity, acceptance and respect in all that we do each day.
We believe each individual will treat others with dignity, acknowledge our own humility, celebrate our diversity, and maintain a positive attitude in all our interactions.
We believe every student will graduate high school prepared to lead a rich and productive life.