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4400 Water Oak Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
Courier #: 513
P: 980-343-6700  |  F: 980-343-6741 
Principal: Brian Bambauer
LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Key Dates for Lottery Applications Round 1


late- November 2020-December 9, 2020: Student Assignment Notification letters begin arriving in homes. 

If you do not receive your Student Notification letter by December 9, 2020, please call Student Placement (980-343-5335). 


November 30, 2020-December 11, 2020 at 10:00 PM: Application period for the Round I choice lottery. 


late-December 2020: Lottery notifications letters for Round I choice lottery arrive in homes. 

January 25, 2021- February 5, 2021 at 10:00 PM: Application period for the Round II choice lottery. 


mid- February, 2021: Lottery notifications letters for Round II choice lottery arrive in homes. 

Reassignment & Transfer Period

February 22, 2021- March 15, 2021*: Request for Reassignment Period for the district. 

*Students brand new or re-enrolling to the district after this date will have 10 business days after enrolling to submit a request for reassignment for the 2021- 2022 school year.  Application does not guarantee approval. 


March 16, 2021- June 11, 2021**: Request for Transfer period in order to receive an answer by the start of school. 

**Students brand new, re-enrolling or current CMS students can apply to schools not listed on the Superintendent's Closed School List.  Application does not guarantee approval. 

Northwest School of the Arts

Students were invited to a presentation about applying and auditioning to the Northwest School of Arts in SEL classes on 10/14 and 10/15. For more info: <----(auditions website)


KaShara Davis

Auditions Coordinator

Northwest School of the Arts 

1415 Beatties Ford Road 
Charlotte, NC 28216

Phone: (980) 343-5500

Google Voice: (803) 620-3175




“Pursuit of Excellence

in Academics, Arts

and Humanities”


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Virtual High School

We know that this pandemic has been a challenge for our eighth graders.  We also know that many have been able to thrive in remote learning.  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Virtual High School is a CMS Magnet offering a highly personalized learning program where students take their courses entirely online with the support of a highly qualified, fully licensed teacher. Our coursework is rigorous, and students are required to complete work in each class every day.  CMVHS provides students the flexibility to work independently and even at an accelerated pace.  We offer a course catalog of diverse and engaging offerings including Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), and courses offered through partnerships with CPCC’s College and Career Promise Dual Enrollment Program, North Carolina Virtual Public School and North Carolina School of Science and Math. Additionally, CMVHS students are eligible to participate in athletics and performing arts at their assigned high school.

CMVHS Mission: To provide a flexible, personalized learning experience that transcends traditional education models and prepares students for 21st Century citizenship.

CMVHS Students Possess: Self-motivation, Self-direction, Independence, Organization, A love of learning, Good time management and Strong academic records.


Please click below for more information:

CMVHS Brochure

Information for Prospective Students

iMeck Academy At Cochrane Collegiate Academy

Below are links to a presentation and video about the iMECK ACADEMY magnet program

Contact info regarding iMeck Academy At Cochrane

Elyse West

Magnet School Coordinator

Technology Facilitator

Cochrane Collegiate Academy and iMeck Academy


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.