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9100 Carswell Lane
Charlotte, NC 28277
Courier #: 449
P: 980-343-3750  |  F: 980-343-3759 
Principal: Dina Modine
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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Technology/Assessment Support

​Logging Into a School or Personal Chromebook With Your School 

Account From Home

If you would like to make a hard copy of login directions, click below.

How to Sign into a CMS Chromebook(The PDF will open in a new window.)

How to Sign into Canvas   (The PDF will open in a new window.)

                 YouTube video directions:

How to Sign into Google Drive on a CMS iPad (The PDF will open in a new window)


Parent and Student Resources to Support the Use of Canvas (Google Doc will open in 

new window)

Student Password Information - Depends on 2020-2021 Enrollment

Students previously enrolled at CMS will use the credentials (username and password) 

used last school year for NCEdCloud, Google and Windows/Active Directory.

Students newly enrolled at CMS and transferring from another NC school district, will 

have credetials created for Google and Windows/Active Directly following the formula 

below.  However, this group of students will log into NCEdCloud using the credentials 

established by their previous NC school district.

Student newly enrolled in North Carolina Public schools will have credentials created 

for all three services.  The credentials will initially be set as follows:

Accessing CMS Student Resources


CMS Remote Supplemental Learning:

Login to NC EdCloud and you will have access to the Blue Clever box where you will find Dreambox, Learning A-Z, Edgenuity, Education Galaxy (Pearson Learning), Discovery Education, etc.

4th and 5th Graders will click on the Canvas image, login and be able to access their specific courses from CMS for 4th and 5th grades.

NC EdCloud Log In:

Username: StudentID 


Kindergarten: Cmsx2033

1st Grade: Cmsx2032        

2nd Grade: Cmsx2031

3rd-5th Grade: set by students

Teachers may be communicating Canvas Passwords to students in grades 3-5.

Login with CMS Student ID # and 4 digit birth year as password.  Check out digital books, find Tumblebooks, find Pebble Go and many other resources!

Google Slide Show to explain Login and what you will find on One Access.

Video of how to use One Access

Click on image.  Find McAlpine Elementary in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.  Login with NC Ed Cloud Username and Password. Check out digital books.

Video to learn how to use Sora.

Or go to


Do You Have Questions? 

Need your Student ID?  Please call the front office at 980-343-3750.

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.