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2024 Best High Schools in the Charlotte Area

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  1. #4 Best Private High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Charlotte Latin School

    Private School,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    K-12,

    90 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says CLS prepared me so well for college. I attended a top university and felt like the transition from high school to a rigorous college environment was smooth––if not easier than my high school....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,481,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Ardrey Kell High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    734 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Ardrey Kell High School has been a wonderful place for me to grow in and outside the classroom. Like everything, the experience at AK is what you are willing to make it. If you put more into the...Though I'm often frustrated with the limitations a large school body provides, I do recognize it's benefits. Our student section at sporting events is incredibly and I'm often meeting new friends in...Throughout my 4 years at Ardrey Kell, challenges have arose within both the academic and social culture of the school. In terms of academics, AK is incredibly competitive. I've taken nearly 20....

    Read 734 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,494,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Highland School of Technology

    Gaston County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    242 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Highland School of Technology is a great STEM school, with pathway-specific courses. For instance, those who apply and are accepted into the Dental pathway will take several specialized dental...Highland could improve the cafeteria food quality, the dress code stringency (focused almost entirely on only girls, despite many male dress code violations), and sports funding..

    Read 242 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 533,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Public High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Weddington High School

    Union County Public Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    420 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Weddington High excels in both academic and athletic achievement. The school offers many AP courses and boasts a competitive learning environment that pushes students to perform their best in their....

    Read 420 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,844,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Public High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Central Academy of Technology & Arts

    Union County Public Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    180 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience has been very beneficial to the person I am today, and I'm glad I got to experience the majority of high school in person. Despite having to take online classes freshman year back in....

    Read 180 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 809,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Public High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Nation Ford High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Fort Mill School District, SC,

    9-12,

    556 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says When I was a student at Nation Ford High School, I had classes that were located all around the school building and had teachers that were each their own character. From my experience, the teachers....

    Read 556 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,813,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Public High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Cabarrus-Kannapolis Early College High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Cabarrus County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, I have had an extremely positive experience at Cabarrus-Kannapolis Early College High School. The best part by far is how active and engaged our teachers are with students. They devote time....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 240,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Public High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    Cuthbertson High School

    Union County Public Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    416 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says CRAZY aaaand sometimes boring. Cuthbertson High School is a very big school in the Union County area in North Carolina. Their are a bunch of clubs and athletic activities always going on. But I do...This one im just JEALOUS about but our schools rival but... all their sports teams are amazing, in football they won the state championship, basketball 2 years ago won the state championship and we...ok. Im done talking about how jealous I am. Cuthbertson has so many clubs that you can join and almost every sport. Cuthbertson's teachers are really supportive and care about what you will do after....

    Read 416 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,937,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  9. #11 Best Private High Schools in Charlotte Area.

    St. Anne Catholic School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ROCK HILL, SC,

    PK, K-12,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Some of my best experiences at St. Anne have been the times I have spent with friends throughout high school through our school. Through being on sport teams to consulting on homework, the "St. Anne...While I have had many wonderful encounters through this school, one thing I would like to see changed is the athletics program, being that I have a passion for athletics, and college preparation. I....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 313,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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