2132 Radcliffe Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28207
Courier #: 464
P: 980-343-5522  |  F: 980-343-5518 
Principal: Lauren Fowler
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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Philosophy and History
 

Philosophy

  • Classrooms are structured and heterogeneously grouped in all grades
  • High expectations for academic performance, self-discipline, and attendance prevail
  • The language arts program in grades k-5 is built around Balanced Literacy with an emphasis on phonics in grades k-1
  • Citizenship and character education are stressed and supported through the implementation of The Leader in Me, based upon Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Parental involvement and support are expected

History

  • The school was built in 1928 and opened as Myers Park Public School
  • The cafeteria was added in 1954, and the multi-purpose room in 1972
  • It became a traditional school in 1974, the first traditional school in the system
  • A Time Capsule was buried May 6, 1976, opened May 6, 2001, and buried again May 6, 2004 - to be opened in 25 years
  • Our school was completely renovated and doubled in size in September, 2003

 

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