For families moving to charlotte this spring the determining factor in real estate may depend more on school districts than home prices. The Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) system consists of 176 schools and over 133,000 students. Finding where your child may fit into this plan is a daunting selection process.
Choosing a CMS School
Heated debate continues about North vs. South districts, school equity vs. neighborhood schools, new zoning and future land planning. No matter what side of the fence you are on, experts agree that you can’t have it all. So how do you choose? Begin by asking your realtor.
Part of our job at Cottingham Chalk Hayes is to provide school information and to provide resources for parents that are new the CMS system. The following links may offer a good start but your CCH Realtor has the “inside scoop”!
School Grade Statistics for CMS
Mecklenburg Citizens for Education Website
CMS School District Map