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South Mecklenburg High School is a public school in Charlotte Township, North Carolina. It has 2,373 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 246 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

8900 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
(980) 343-3600

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 246 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: There are cameras and staff surveillance.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: Some food is okay, some food isn't.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: I think the disciplinary polices are fair.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: All the sports have united team members and great coaches.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: So far I've liked all my teachers. All have given me the time and patience.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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British American School of Charlotte Private
4.00 Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy Public, Charter
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Peters Academy Private
3.66 Smith Language Academy Public, Magnet
3.00 Pinewood Elementary School Public
3.00 Carmel Middle School Public
E.E. Waddell High School Public
3.33 Olde Providence Elementary School Public
3.33 Sharon Elementary School Public
3.00 Alexander Graham Middle School Public
3.66 South Charlotte Middle School Public
3.33 Selwyn Elementary School Public
3.33 Eastover Elementary School Public
3.66 Park Road Montessori Magnet School Public, Magnet
3.66 Myers Park High School Public
St. Matthew Catholic School Private, Religious
Chesterbrook Academy Private
St. Ann Catholic School Private, Religious
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St. Gabriel Catholic School Private, Religious
Providence Christian School Private, Religious
Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School Private, Religious
Rod of God Christian Academy Private, Religious
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Philips Academy Private, Special Education
3.33 Community House Middle School Public
Charlotte Jewish Day School Private, Religious
The John Crosland School Private, Special Education
4.00 Sugar Creek Elementary School Public
3.33 Lansdowne Elementary School Public
3.33 Myers Park Traditional Elementary School Public, Magnet
Omni Montessori School Private, Montessori
Christ Church Kindergarten Private, Religious
3.00 United Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Nation Ford High School Public
3.33 Elon Park Elementary School Public
4.00 Ardrey Kell High School Public
Ultimate Life Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Sedgefield Middle School Public
3.66 Jay M. Robinson Middle School Public
3.66 Charlotte Latin School Private
3.33 Flat Branch Elementary School Public
4.00 Springfield Middle School Public
4.00 Springfield Elementary School Public
3.00 Cotswold Elementary School Public
3.66 Providence Day School Private
3.33 Providence Spring Elementary School Public
2.66 Marie G. Davis Military & Global Leadership Academy Public, Magnet
3.00 Charlotte Christian School Private, Religious
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Charlotte Preparatory School Private
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Adventist Christian Academy Private, Religious
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3.33 Dilworth Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Alexander Graham Middle School 4 mi. 1,360
3.66 Myers Park High School 5 mi. 2,766
3.33 Community House Middle School 5 mi. 1,488
4.00 Nation Ford High School 5 mi. 1,530
4.00 Ardrey Kell High School 6 mi. 2,392

Around South Mecklenburg High School

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


Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

South Mecklenburg High School United States Alexander Graham Middle School Ardrey Kell High School Community House Middle School Myers Park High School Nation Ford High School
White 43.0% 51.6% 57.0% 65.0% 61.0% 57.0% 78.0%
African American 28.0% 15.2% 28.0% 13.0% 14.0% 26.0% 10.0%
Hispanic 21.0% 24.5% 8.0% 6.0% 9.0% 7.0% 6.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.7% 1.0% 11.0% 12.0% 5.0% 2.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.6% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 31.6%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 21.4%
Grade 12 21.0%

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 25 responses

  • 84% Yes
  • 8% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 30% The diversity, and the school spirit
  • 21% Diversity and how friendly we are
  • 19% Friendly teachers
  • 19% Campus is easy to get around
  • 9% Administration is very helpful
  • 2% Lunch staff is friendly

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 25% Lunch
  • 21% Waking up at 5 am
  • 19% Enrichment classes
  • 15% Unfit teachers
  • 8% Freshmen
  • 6% Computer access
  • 6% Principal

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 67% Diversity.
  • 19% The large number of AP courses available
  • 10% Even though our school is big we are all friendly
  • 5% Ratchet

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 65% Diverse Family
  • 20% The time of your life
  • 15% Competitive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 60% Its big but you will have the time of your life
  • 40% Try hard because it is academically competitive

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 8% I love everything about this school.
  • 85% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.