East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, NC - Niche

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East Mecklenburg High School is a public school in Charlotte, North Carolina. It has 1,846 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 54% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 265 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

6800 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
(980) 343-6430

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3.7 from 265 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Pretty average like other schools
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: They seem to pander to each group at the school
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: To the best of my knowledge the only time you would ever see parents is when the schools hosting a athletic game or a presentation. I normally don't see any parents getting invoke with the average student
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: For the most the teachers at my school are just like the ones at other high schools. Some care, others don't, some know there teacher, others wing it
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers at East Mecklenburg High School, do everything in there power to make sure students are comfortable with the material they are learning and happily provide help if needed.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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Sharon Montessori Academy Private, Montessori
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4.33 Providence Day School Private
2.33 Trinity Christian Preparatory School Private, Religious
2.33 Piney Grove Elementary School Public
Adventist Christian Academy Private, Religious
The School at Thompson Private, Alternative
Charlotte Preparatory School Private
Queen City Preparatory Academy Private, Religious
1.66 Winterfield Elementary School Public
3.00 Bible Baptist Christian School Private, Religious
2.00 Albemarle Road Elementary School Public
2.66 Randolph Middle School Public, Magnet
2.00 Albemarle Road Middle School Public
3.66 Charlotte Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Cotswold Elementary School Public
2.00 Eastway Middle School Public
2.66 Lansdowne Elementary School Public
Charlotte Jewish Day School Private, Religious
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2.00 Merry Oaks Elementary School Public
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4.33 Charlotte Country Day School Private
Charlotte Islamic Academy Private, Religious
Our Lady of the Assumption School Private, Religious
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The John Crosland School Private, Special Education
3.66 Covenant Day School Private, Religious
Carmel Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
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3.00 Crestdale Middle School Public
3.66 Providence High School Public
3.00 Elizabeth Lane Elementary School Public
2.00 Shamrock Gardens Elementary School Public
3.00 Eastover Elementary School Public
2.66 Carmel Middle School Public
2.00 Hickory Grove Elementary School Public
Greyfriars Classical Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Mint Hill Middle School Public
1.66 Garinger High School Public
2.33 Lebanon Road Elementary School Public
Cochrane Collegiate Academy Public
2.00 Devonshire Elementary School Public
2.00 Northeast Middle School Public
2.66 Matthews Elementary School Public
2.66 Alexander Graham Middle School Public
3.66 Myers Park High School Public
2.66 Independence High School Public
1.66 KIPP Charlotte Public, Charter
3.00 Olde Providence Elementary School Public
2.66 Selwyn Elementary School Public
1.66 Briarwood Elementary School Public
2.00 Hawthorne Academy of Health Science Public
2.66 Elizabeth Traditional Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.66 Myers Park Traditional Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.66 Piedmont International Baccalaureate Middle School Public, Magnet
2.66 Highland Mill Montessori School Public, Magnet
1.00 Community Charter School Public, Charter
2.00 J.H. Gunn Elementary School Public
Plaza Road Academy Private, Religious
Trinity Episcopal School Private, Religious
0.66 Crossroads Charter High School Public, Charter
2.33 United Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious, Coed
3.00 Beverly Woods Elementary School Public
3.00 Park Road Montessori Magnet School Public, Magnet
2.00 Northridge Middle School Public
3.33 David W. Butler High School Public
1.66 Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Public
St. Ann Catholic School Private, Religious
St. Patrick Catholic School Private, Religious
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1.66 Sugar Creek Charter School Public, Charter
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Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School Private, Religious
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2.33 Joseph W. Grier Academy Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Providence High School 4 mi. 1,972
1.66 Garinger High School 5 mi. 1,394
Cochrane Collegiate Academy 5 mi. 986
2.66 Independence High School 4 mi. 2,247
3.33 David W. Butler High School 6 mi. 2,066

Around East Mecklenburg High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 52%
Male 47%

Student Diversity

East Mecklenburg High School United States Cochrane Collegiate Academy David W. Butler High School Garinger High School Independence High School Providence High School
African American 46.0% 15.0% 56.0% 30.0% 53.0% 32.0% 8.0%
White 22.0% 51.0% 0% 44.0% 3.0% 36.0% 72.0%
Hispanic 18.0% 25.0% 38.0% 16.0% 32.0% 22.0% 5.0%
Asian 8.0% 4.8% 1.0% 3.0% 8.0% 5.0% 9.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 33.7%
Grade 10 27.3%
Grade 11 19.1%
Grade 12 19.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 35 responses

  • 71% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 27% People
  • 27% The diversity in the student body
  • 18% The teachers
  • 14% Academics
  • 10% The sense of community
  • 4% The fact that my brother graduated from there

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 56% The disturbance of some students
  • 22% Behavior and Compliance to rules
  • 19% Food could be way better
  • 4% IB Program

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 29 responses

  • 76% Diversity
  • 21% IB Program
  • 3% Acceptance

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 82% Diverse
  • 14% Experience
  • 4% Different

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 42% Be social and involved in high school
  • 19% Its what you make it
  • 15% Be open as to who you are and have fun.
  • 12% Be prepared and don't lose focus
  • 8% Be Diligient
  • 4% Work hard, Play hard

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 14% I love everything about this school.
  • 76% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.