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Fast Facts

  • Founded: 1971

  • Head of School: Eddie Mensah

  • Size of Campus: 13 acres

  • Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), North Carolina Department of Non-Public Instruction

  • Memberships: American Montessori Society (AMS), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Independent School Management (ISM), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

  • Grades: Pre-K (starting at 2 years old) through 8th Grade

  • Enrollment: Approximately 400

  • Diversity: More than 35% of the student body is made up of students from diverse backgrounds

  • Academics: Early School (ages 2 – 5) pre-school has a Montessori foundation, Kindergarten - 8th Grades are more traditional.

  • Average class size: 16

  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1

Additional Learning Opportunities
  • Student organizations and electives: Yearbook, Debate, Yoga Fit, Spanish, Math Counts, Student Council, Music, Theater, Multicultural Club, Robotics, School News

  • Leadership: BUDEE program (Be Understanding, Dedicated, Empathetic and Engaged) connects older students to younger students to practice leadership skills focused on our Four Pillars: Respect, Integrity, Courage, and Perseverance.

  • School mascot: Tiger

  • Sports offered: Basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, cross-country, volleyball, soccer, cheerleading

  • Participation: Transitional-Kindergarten - 4th Grade has the option to participate in seasonal studio sessions and intramural sports. More than 80 percent of Middle School students participate in at least one interscholastic sports team. Our student athletes have won eighteen conference or tournament championships in the last five years.

If you have questions, or would like to come visit Charlotte Prep in person, please contact our Admissions Office

Memberships & Affiliations




American Montessori Society