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Irwin Academic Center
329 N. Irwin Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28202
Courier #: 571
P: 980-343-5480  |  F: 980-343-5574 
Principal: Vanessa Ashford
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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2021-2022 Parent Information

Please refer to this page for important information concerning Irwin Academic Center for the school year 2021-2022


2022-23 Irwin Academic Center Classroom Placement Form

If you wish to provide information for the principal to use in placing your child for the upcoming school year, please complete this form. Complete a separate form for each child. Please do not request a specific teacher. Personal requests will not be honored. This form, for rising 1st -5th graders, must be submitted by Friday, June 3, 2022. Requests will not be accepted after Friday, June 3, 2022.

Irwin Parents, Please use this link to provide information about your child for the upcoming school year. Please note the deadline.


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Irwin School Tour Schedule

We are so excited that you will be joining us for the 2022-2023 school year!   Our mission is to foster high academic achievement and the growth of creative and critical thinkers, lifelong learners, involved citizens, and 21st-century problem solvers by providing a nurturing, challenging, and innovative program that engages gifted and talented students, their families, and the community. Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Each tour will consist of no more than six people in a group.  A reminder email will be sent out two days before the tour. Thank you and see you soon! If you have any questions, please reach out to


Please click on the link below to be connected to the "Beginning of the Year Frequently Asked Questions and Answers"

If you have any questions you would like to submit, please e-mail Ms. Pearce at:


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Please click on the link below for important information concerning Open House on Monday, August 23, 2021

Irwin Academic Center Open House.pdf

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