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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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CMS DreamBox Home-Parent Flyers.pdf

How to log into your Chromebook at Home


1. You MUST first SHUT DOWN the Chromebook while AT SCHOOL.

2. Connect to your home wi-fi

3. Log in to the Chromebook like you do at school

user name:

password: your password

4. When you enter the first website, you will encounter the filtering process.

Type in your user name: 

(notice this does NOT have the word “student” after the @ sign)

5. Last screen of credentials type in your:

user name:  

(notice this does NOT have the word “student” after the @ sign)

password: YYYYMMDD  

(notice this is your 8 digit birthdate, not your usual password)

 6. You are ready to use the Chromebook at home

                                                          What's my Log-in?                                                                        

All Students have NEW Google Accounts
Username: student ID number @
Password: cms####  (Year that they graduate)
**Please note that students in grades 3-5 have personalized Passwords**


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.