As a requirement of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the Title I Services Department of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools administers Title I funds for public schools, private schools, and neglected and delinquent institutions.

Public Schools

CMS has identified 78 Title I schools for the 2017- 2018 school year. Schools considered Title I are those in which the identified student percentage (students directly certified) is at least 38.75%.



Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Title I Schools


Elementary Schools

Albemarle Road   Elementary                                                  

Allenbrook Elementary                                                                            

Barringer Elementary

Berryhill School

Billingsville Elementary School (Priority)

Briarwood Academy

Cotswold Elementary

David Cox Elementary

Devonshire Elementary School

First Ward Creative Arts Academy

Greenway Park Elementary

Hickory Grove Elementary

Hidden Valley Elementary 

Highland Renaissance Academy

Hornets Nest Elementary (Priority)

Huntingtowne Farms Elementary (Focus)

Idlewild Elementary (Focus)

J. H. Gunn Elementary (Focus)

J. W. Grier Elementary

Lawrence Orr Elementary

Lebanon Road Elementary                                                      

Merry Oaks Int'l Academy                                                         

Montclaire Elementary

Nathaniel Alexander Elementary (Focus)

Nations Ford Elementary

Newell Elementary

Oakdale Elementary

Oakhurst STEAM Academy

Paw Creek Elementary

Pinewood Elementary

Piney Grove Elementary (Focus)

Rama Road Elementary

Renaissance West Academy

Reedy Creek Elementary

River Oaks Academy

Sedgefield Elementary

Shamrock Gardens Elementary

Starmount Elementary

Statesville Road Elementary

Sterling Elementary

Stoney Creek Elementary

Tuckaseegee Elementary

University Meadows Elementary

University Park Creative Arts

Villa Heights Elementary

Whitewater Academy

Winding Springs Elementary

Windsor Park Elementary

Winterfield Elementary

Middle Schools

Albemarle Road Middle School (Focus)

Coulwood Middle School

Eastway Middle School

James Martin Middle School

Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School (Priority)

McClintock Middle School

Northeast Middle School

Northridge Middle School  (Focus)

Quail Hollow Middle

Ranson Middle School (Focus)

Sedgefield Middle School (Focus)

Whitewater Middle School 

Wilson Stem Academy 

High Schools

Garinger High School

Harding University High School

Military and Global Leadership

Performance Learning Center

West Charlotte High School    (Priority)

West Mecklenburg High School (Priority)

Zebulon Vance High School

K-8 Schools

Ashley Park PreK-8 (Priority)

Bruns Academy PreK-8 (Priority)    

Charlotte East Language Academy 

Druid Hills Academy Prek-8 (SIG)

Marie G. Davis

Reid Park Academy PreK-8 (Priority)

Thomasboro Academy PreK-8

Walter G. Byers School PreK-8 (SIG)

Westerly Hills Academy PreK-8 (Priority)


6-12 School

Cochrane Collegiate Academy (Focus)


Alternative School

Turning Point Academy (Priority)


Special Education Public Schools

Lincoln Heights Academy (Priority)

Metro School


Private Schools

Currently, there are seven private schools receiving Title I services.  This means these schools have students living in the attendance zones of public Title I schools and would qualify for services if they attended those public schools:

  • Adventist Christian Academy
  • Alexander Youth Network
  • Berean Jr. Academy
  • Brisbane Academy
  • Oasis Performing Arts School
  • Our Lady of Assumption Catholic School
  • RC Smith Christian Academy


Neglected and Delinquent Institutions

There is one local institution that serves neglected and delinquent children that also receives Title I services for its academic program:

  • Thompson