We’re frequently asked, “Why does Charlotte Prep only go through the 8th Grade?” There’s a simple answer: We believe the Pre-Kindergarten - 8th Grade model is the best for our students, and allows children to develop in a supportive environment. At Charlotte Prep there’s simply no rush to grow up before you’re ready.
Research reports greater student achievement when students make only one transition during their academic career, and suggests the most appropriate time for this transition is after eighth grade (RAND Corporation, Focus on the Wonder Years: Challenges Facing the American Middle School).
As a small and close-knit learning environment, Charlotte Prep is a place where each teacher and administrator knows every student well. Through creative and skilled teaching activities, the faculty provides Charlotte Prep students with a rich education, capturing their attention and fully engaging them in the learning process.