River Oaks
1015 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
Courier #: 463
P: 980-344-1020  |  F: 980-343-1816 
Principal: Stephanie Gust
LC: Northwest
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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School Improvement Team (SIT)

Members of the School Improvement Team (SIT) are directly involved in the development and monitoring of the School Improvement Plan, and as appropriate, some of the day-to-day operations of the school.

The School Improvement Team:

  • Facilitates the development of the School Improvement Plan.
  • Uses data as the driving force to create programmatic instructional change.
  • Monitors, assesses, and amends the School Improvement Plan, as needed.
  • Advances policies and procedures that enhance achievement and meet educational, safety and parent involvement goals.
  • Facilitates communication within the Professional Learning Community.
  • Builds the capacity of the school to address parent and staff concerns.


 School Improvement Team Members

Committee PositionName Email AddressDate Elected
Principal Stephanie Guststephanie.gust@cms.k12.nc.us7/18/2019
Assistant Principal Sony Anderson
​Dean of Students
Paula Jackson​​paula.jackson@cms.k12.nc.us
Teacher Representative
Joanne Baker
Teacher Representative
First Grade
Jillian DavisJilliand.davis@cms.k12.nc.us8/26/2020
​Teacher Representative 
Third Grade
​Janet Peterson
​Teacher Representative 
​Evan Stevens
Parent Representative Sarah Ransom
​Parent Representative
​Carlette Reid
Parent Representative
Tamara Bodrick
Parent Representative
​Robert Larkin

School Improvement Team Meeting Schedule

DATES: Second Monday of the month

September 13, 2021
6:30 pm
October 11, 2021
6:30 pm
November 8, 2021
6:30 pm
December 13, 2021
6:30 pm
January 10, 2022
6:30 pm
February 14, 2022
6:30 pm
​March 14, 2022
6:30 pm
​April 18, 2022
6:30 pm
​May 9, 2022
6:30 pm
​June 13, 2022
6:30 pm

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Phone: 980-343-3000
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