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2541 Sandy Porter Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier #: 483
P: 980-343-0765  |  F: 980-343-0766 
Principal: Dianna Newman
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: PreK-4
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Illness at School


 Schools are limited in their ability to care for a sick child. Children will need to go home if sick at school (vomiting, fever, injuries and infections.)


Please provide emergency phone numbers to your school and update as numbers change.




Recommended Immunizations for Children from 7 to 18 years old

( click on the link above for the NC School Entry Immunization requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


Please make every attempt to have the proper immunizations and physical exams for your child prior to the first day of school. 


 Health Assessments


NC law requires all first-time Kindergarten and Pre K students to have a physical exam, along with students of any age that are new to North Carolina.  (see explanation below)

The exam must be done no more than 12 months prior to the date of school entry.



Starting in 2016-17, parents/guardians must submit proof of a health assessment for  each child who is presented for admission into N.C. public schools for the first time.

The health assessment must have been completed within 12 months prior to the date the child would have first been eligible for initial entry into the public schools.

(General Statute 130A-440; 10A NCAC09.3005)

More about the new health assessment requirement.




All children attending school in North Carolina must complete a series of immunizations.

North Carolina law requires all principals to exclude children from school who have not completed this series within 30 days of enrollment.

The immunization record must be brought to school when the child is enrolled.



Need Immunizations/Shots?


Available at your doctor's office or clinic and at both Health Department locations.

Call 704-336-6500 for a Health Department appointment.


*Bring immunization record to appointment  


 Click here to view the CMS policy regarding immunizations and physical exams



Information about Medications at School



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If your child has any health related concerns or a need to take medication at school, please see a list of documents below that pertain to your child. 

 (Click on the document title to open the link.) 


Asthma Action Plan (English)

Asthma Action Plan (Spanish)

Asthma Checklist

Diabetes Checklist

Diabetes Order & Care Plan


Medication Authorization

Seizures EAP

Severe Allergy

Sickle Cell

Diet Order Form



Please note all medication forms must have a MD and parent signature

If you have any questions, please contact the school nurse.

Medication Authorization Form Link Below...

Health Assessment form
Health Assessment form Spanish
Notice of Requirements for Physical and Immunizations 2020 - 2021
Notice of Requirements for Physical and Immunizations 2020 - 2021 Spanish
Medical Resources - Medlink Brochure English and Spanish 
Free and Low-Cost Resources information.docx
Asthma Action Plan and Medication Order
Self-Carry Medication form
Severe Allergy Action Plan and Medication Order
Seizure Emergency Action Plan and Diastat Order
Sickle Cell Emergency Action Plan with Medication Order
Diabetes Order and Care Plan
General Medication Order form
Diet Order
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Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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