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Welcome to Charlotte Preparatory School, where creating lifelong learners is our passion, our purpose, and our calling. 

Charlotte Prep is a non-profit, independent Pre-Kindergarten - 8th Grade college-preparatory school in Southeast Charlotte, where each day we welcome more than 400 students from throughout the region.
An Exceptional Private School Committed to the Mission of Lifelong Learning
Students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade come to Charlotte Preparatory School for outstanding private education that prepares them for future success. What first began as a small Montessori school in 1971 has grown into what today stands out as a remarkable coeducational day school focused on growing vital leadership and learning skills. Our integrated approach to academics allows us to provide wonderful enrichment opportunities through fine arts, athletics, and after-school programs. 
Preparation for High School, College, and the Rest of Life
At Charlotte Preparatory School, we believe the most formative learning occurs between ages 2 and 14. Our intimate learning environment supports the student through these pivotal years. From the Early School that provides a preschool Montessori foundation to the Lower and Middle schools more traditional inquiry-based curriculum program, we equip children for a lifetime of leadership and learning. Visit our Alumni page to read more about our graduates.
Upcoming Events at Charlotte Preparatory School
We offer preschool sessions year-round, with Early School summer sessions taking place June through August. Keep up with upcoming events through the calendar. You can also read about the latest updates on our News page. 
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Now Accepting Applications for Select Grades


Spending time on our campus is the best way to experience Charlotte Prep. Book a tour.

Drop-in Tours Every Wednesday


Attend a drop-in tour, offered every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus!

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Join us this fall for an open house. RSVP online

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Charlotte Prep Voted Charlotte's Favorite Private School!


Charlotte Prep names Eddie Mensah permanent Head of School, effective July 1.

Registration is open for Camp Prep, our day camp program for Charlotte-area children in rising kindergarten-rising 7th grade.