Title I Schools

As a requirement of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, 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 80 Title I schools for the 2019-2020 school year. Schools considered Title I are those in which the identified student percentage (students directly certified) is at least 37%.

TSI = Targeted Support and Improvement School
CSI = Comprehensive Support and Improvement School
SIG = School Improvement Grant School
GF = Grandfather Status
CN = Current CMS School – New to Title I

Elementary Schools

  • Albemarle Road Elementary TSI
  • Allenbrook Elementary CSI
  • Barringer ElementaryTSI
  • Berryhill SchoolTSI
  • Billingsville Elementary School TSI
  • Briarwood AcademyTSI
  • Bruns Avenue Academy SIG CSI   
  • Cotswold ElementaryGFTSI
  • David Cox ElementaryTSI
  • Devonshire Elementary SchoolTSI
  • First Ward Creative Arts Academy TSI
  • Governors’ Village STEM Academy (Lower) TSI
  • Greenway Park ElementaryTSI
  • Hickory Grove ElementaryTSI
  • Hidden Valley Elementary TSI
  • Highland Renaissance AcademyTSI
  • Hornets Nest Elementary TSI
  • Huntingtowne Farms Elementary TSI
  • Idlewild ElementaryTSI
  • J. H. Gunn ElementaryTSI
  • J. W. Grier Elementary
  • Lawrence Orr Elementary TSI
  • Lebanon Road Elementary
  • Merry Oaks Int'l AcademyTSI
  • Montclaire Elementary TSI
  • Nations Ford ElementaryTSI
  • Newell ElementaryTSI
  • Oakdale ElementaryTSI
  • Oakhurst STEAM AcademyTSI
  • Paw Creek Elementary
  • Pinewood ElementaryTSI
  • Piney Grove Elementary TSI
  • Rama Road ElementaryTSI
  • Renaissance West AcademyTSI
  • Reedy Creek ElementaryTSI
  • Reid Park AcademyTSI
  • River Oaks AcademyTSI
  • Shamrock Gardens ElementaryTSI
  • Starmount ElementaryTSI
  • Statesville Road ElementaryTSI
  • Sterling ElementaryTSI
  • Stoney Creek ElementaryTSI
  • Tuckaseegee ElementaryTSI
  • University Meadows ElementaryTSI
  • University Park Creative ArtsTSI
  • Villa Heights Elementary
  • Whitewater AcademyTSI
  • Winding Springs ElementaryTSI
  • Windsor Park ElementaryTSI
  • Winterfield ElementaryTSI

Middle Schools

  • Albemarle Road Middle SchoolTSI
  • Coulwood Middle SchoolTSI
  • Eastway Middle SchoolTSI
  • James Martin Middle SchoolCSI
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle SchoolTSI
  • McClintock Middle SchoolTSI
  • Northeast Middle SchoolTSI
  • Northridge Middle SchoolTSI
  • Quail Hollow MiddleGFTSI
  • Ranson IB Middle SchoolTSI
  • Sedgefield Middle SchoolCSI
  • Whitewater Middle School TSI
  • Wilson STEM Academy

High Schools

  • Garinger High SchoolCSI
  • Harding University High SchoolCSI
  • Military and Global Leadership @ HawthorneCSI
  • Performance Learning CenterTSI
  • West Charlotte High SchoolTSI
  • West Mecklenburg High School
  • Zebulon Vance High School

K-8 Schools

  • Ashley Park PreK-8TSI
  • Berryhill School TSI
  • Charlotte East Language Academy 
  • Druid Hills AcademyTSI
  • Marie G. Davis IB TSI
  • Mountain Island Lake Academy CN
  • Renaissance West STEAM AcademyCSI
  • Thomasboro Academy TSI
  • Walter G. Byers SchoolTSI
  • Westerly Hills Academy TSI

6-12 School

  • Cochrane Collegiate AcademyTSI

Alternative School

  • Turning Point Academy SIGCSI

Special Education Public Schools

  • Lincoln Heights Academy SIGCSI

Private Schools

Currently, there are nine 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
  • Hickory Grove Christian School
  • Oasis Performing Arts School
  • Our Lady of Assumption Catholic School
  • RC Smith Christian Academy
  • United Faith 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
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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