Pre-Kindergarten
Bright Beginnings School List
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Pre-Kindergarten Program, Bright Beginnings, is designed to provide a child-centered, literacy-focused learning environment to ensure that all children in Mecklenburg County enter kindergarten ready to learn.

Bright Beginnings is offered at the following schools:  
  • Allenbrook Elementary
  • Ashley Park Pre K-8 School
  • Barnette Elementary
  • Berewick Elementary
  • Berryhill School
  • Blythe
  • Briarwood
  • Bruns Academy
  • Clear Creek
  • Croft Community
  • Crown Point
  • David Cox
  • Dilworth-Sedgefield 
  • Druid Hills
  • Endhaven
  • Governor's Village
  • Greenway Park
  • Hickory Grove
  • Hidden Valley
  • Highland Renaissance
  • Hornets Nest
  • Huntingtowne Farms
  • Idlewild
  • J. W. Grier
  • Lake Wylie
  • Lawrence Orr
  • Lebanon Road Elementary
  • McAlpine Elementary
  • Merry Oaks International Academy Elementary
  • Montclaire Elementary
  • Mountain Island Elementary
  • Nations Ford Elementary
  • Parkside Elementary
  • Paw Creek Elementary
  • Pinewood Elementary
  • Piney Grove Elementary
  • Rama Road Elementary
  • Reedy Creek Elementary
  • Reid Park Elementary
  • Renaissance West
  • River Oaks Academy
  • Shamrock Gardens Elementary
  • Smithfield Elementary
  • Starmount Academy
  • Sterling Elementary
  • University Meadows Elementary
  • Water G Byers School
  • Westerly Hills Academy
  • Whitewater Academy
  • Winding Springs Elementary
  • Windsor Park Elementary
  • Winget Park Elementary
  • Winterfield Elementary



P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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