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Schools play a major role in the growth of your family and are often one of the most important considerations when buying a new home. To help our Lucent homeowners navigate their way through their new school options, we’ve put together this handy guide on all things education.

School District in Cotswold, NC

Young residents at Lucent will have access to excellent education within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg District, a highly-regarded district with top-performing schools. Here’s everything you need to know about your school options, including size, extra curriculars and sports. Keep in mind this information is always changing and evolving from year to year, and it’s important to meet with prospective schools to get a sense of the atmosphere and educational experience they have to offer.

Billingsville Elementary School

Location: 124 Skyland Ave, Charlotte, NC  28205-7562

Phone: (980) 343-5520

Grade Range: K-2

Billingsville Elementary is dedicated to helping each student achieve a high level of success through collaboration and academic and emotional growth. As an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school, Billingsville is committed to improving the learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high-quality programs of international education that share a powerful vision.

Cotswold Elementary School

Location: 300 Greenwich Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211

Phone: (980) 343-6720

Grade Range: 3-5

Cotswold Elementary helps students to become lifelong learners by actively pursuing academic and social success in a multicultural environment. Students are encouraged to be risk-takers and develop an understanding of diverse traditions and beliefs. As a Magnet School of Excellence, Cotswold Elementary provides a challenging and comprehensive program of education.

Alexander Graham Middle School

Location: 1800 Runnymede Ln, Charlotte, NC 28211

Phone: (980) 343-5810

Grade Range: 6-8

The mission of Alexander Graham Middle is to help each student foster a belief in their individual strengths, a love of learning and a respect for self and others in a safe, positive and caring environment. As a National Schools to Watch middle school, they are committed to the academic excellence, developmental responsiveness and social equity of their students.

Myers Park High School

Location: 2400 Colony Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209

Phone: (980) 343-5800

Grade Range: 9-12

Ranked among the top 100 best high schools in the United States by Newsweek Magazine for five consecutive years, Myers Park inspires all students to experience success through their Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and Honors programs.

In our experience, nothing compares to an actual visit. Sometimes reports and stats don’t take into account the amazing teachers and staff or overall atmosphere of a school. At the end of the day different kids connect with different environments and what works for one family might be different for the next. Spend the time visiting, meeting and talking to families who already attend the school and use our info as a launching point to find the school that’s right for you.

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