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East Mecklenburg High School is a public school in Charlotte Township, North Carolina. It has 1,686 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 89% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 244 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 244 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Food: The best food available at this school is the chicken tenders. The chocolate chip cookies were the second best.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The administration does their job very well and are very strict if need be.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: like i said earlier we weren't really good at football, we were ok in basketball and every other sport.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers were very nice and when you need help or had a question they would help you the best way they can.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: i played football for this school. We weren't really good, but they were still nice people and i made many friends.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
Evelyn Mack Academy Private
Friends School of Charlotte Private, Religious
2.33 McClintock Middle School Public
Charlotte United Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Idlewild Elementary School Public
2.33 Rama Road Elementary School Public
3.33 Charlotte Secondary School Public, Charter
2.66 Greenway Park Elementary School Public
2.66 Piney Grove Elementary School Public
Trinity Christian Preparatory School Private, Religious
Sharon Montessori Academy Private, Montessori
The School at Thompson Private, Alternative
3.66 Providence Day School Private
Adventist Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Bible Baptist Christian School Private, Religious
Charlotte Preparatory School Private
Oakhurst Elementary School Public
2.33 Albemarle Road Elementary School Public
2.66 Albemarle Road Middle School Public
3.66 Randolph Middle School Public, Magnet
3.00 Charlotte Christian School Private, Religious
2.33 Eastway Middle School Public
3.33 Lansdowne Elementary School Public
Charlotte Jewish Day School Private, Religious
3.00 Cotswold Elementary School Public
Providence Christian School Private, Religious
3.00 Crown Point Elementary School Public
Philips Academy Private, Special Education
2.00 The Fletcher School Private, Special Education
2.33 Winterfield Elementary School Public
3.00 Windsor Park Elementary School Public
St. Gabriel Catholic School Private, Religious
2.33 Merry Oaks Elementary School Public
3.33 Chantilly Montessori School Public, Magnet
Charlotte Islamic Academy Private, Religious
Our Lady of the Assumption School Private, Religious
2.66 Hickory Grove Christian School Private, Religious
2.33 Billingsville Elementary School Public
3.66 Crestdale Middle School Public
Carmel Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Hickory Grove Elementary School Public
3.33 Elizabeth Lane Elementary School Public
3.00 Covenant Day School Private, Religious
3.33 Mint Hill Middle School Public
3.33 Sharon Elementary School Public
The John Crosland School Private, Special Education
2.33 Shamrock Gardens Elementary School Public
3.00 Lebanon Road Elementary School Public
4.00 Providence High School Public
3.00 Carmel Middle School Public
2.66 Northeast Middle School Public
Christ Church Kindergarten Private, Religious
Midwood High School Public, Alternative
1.66 Midwood High School Public
Morgan School Public
3.33 Matthews Elementary School Public
2.00 Math & Science School at Garinger High School Public
2.00 New Technology High School at Garinger High School Public
2.33 International Studies School at Garinger High School Public
1.66 Business & Finance at Garinger High School Public
1.66 Leadership & Public Service at Garinger High School Public
3.00 Devonshire Elementary School Public
Student First Academy Private
2.33 Cochrane Middle School Public
3.00 Independence High School Public
3.33 Selwyn Elementary School Public
3.33 Eastover Elementary School Public
3.66 Myers Park High School Public
2.66 KIPP Charlotte Public, Charter
2.33 Briarwood Elementary School Public
3.00 Alexander Graham Middle School Public
3.33 Olde Providence Elementary School Public
3.33 Myers Park Traditional Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.33 Elizabeth Traditional Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.33 J.H. Gunn Elementary School Public
3.33 Highland Mill Montessori School Public, Magnet
3.33 Piedmont Open Middle School Public, Magnet
3.33 Villa Heights Elementary School Public, Magnet
Plaza Road Academy Private, Religious
3.33 David W. Butler High School Public
2.33 Northridge Middle School Public
Crossroads Charter High School Public, Charter
3.00 United Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious
Trinity Episcopal School Private, Religious
Community Charter School Public, Charter
3.66 Sugar Creek Charter School Public, Charter
2.66 Queen's Grant Community Public, Charter
2.66 First Ward Arts Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.33 Highland Renaissance Academy Public
St. Patrick Catholic School Private, Religious
3.66 Park Road Montessori Magnet School Public, Magnet
St. Ann Catholic School Private, Religious
3.33 Beverly Woods Elementary School Public
2.33 Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Public
4.00 Cato Middle College High School Public
3.00 Metro School Public
3.66 South Charlotte Middle School Public
2.66 Joseph W. Grier Academy Public
2.33 Hidden Valley Elementary School Public
3.66 Charlotte Latin School Private

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Idlewild Elementary School 1 mi. 845
2.33 Albemarle Road Elementary School 2 mi. 1,019
2.66 Albemarle Road Middle School 2 mi. 1,016
3.66 Randolph Middle School 2 mi. 1,110
3.66 Crestdale Middle School 4 mi. 960

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


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

East Mecklenburg High School United States Albemarle Road Elementary School Albemarle Road Middle School Crestdale Middle School Idlewild Elementary School Randolph Middle School
African American 48.0% 15.2% 40.0% 51.0% 14.0% 47.0% 38.0%
White 23.0% 51.6% 4.0% 6.0% 69.0% 10.0% 32.0%
Hispanic 17.0% 24.5% 44.0% 32.0% 7.0% 34.0% 16.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.7% 8.0% 4.0% 4.0% 3.0% 7.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 1.0% 3.0% 3.0% 2.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 34.0%
Grade 10 25.9%
Grade 11 20.0%
Grade 12 20.0%

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 23 responses

  • 74% Yes
  • 22% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 43% People
  • 22% The teachers
  • 22% The diversity in the student body
  • 9% Academics
  • 4% The fact that my brother graduated from there

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 62% The disturbance of some students
  • 38% Behavior and Compliance to rules

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 18 responses

  • 83% Diversity
  • 17% IB Program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 76% Diverse
  • 18% Experience
  • 6% Different

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 35% Be social and involved in high school
  • 29% Its what you make it
  • 18% Be open as to who you are and have fun.
  • 12% Be Diligient
  • 6% Work hard, Play hard

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 18% I love everything about this school.
  • 71% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.