2019/2020 Back-to-School Information For Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools (CMS)
It's just a little more than two weeks now until the 2019-2020 school year begins on Monday, August 26th in Charlotte, as well as in the other Mecklenburg County towns of Pineville, Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Matthews, Mint Hill. The Charlotte Mecklenburg School's (CMS) website provides links for all the information you might need to get your children ready for the upcoming school year, including information about school open houses, bus/transportation schedules, school assignments and more. Click here for the 2019-2020 CMS School Calendar.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public School (CMS) System's Parent Resources:
- CMS's mobile app can be download to any smartphone or tablet. Access all the information you might need about any of the 160+ schools in the CMS system... from school closings/delays, critical dates and deadlines for district events, and news. Click here to download the CMS mobile app.
- CMS's Facebook and Twitter pages also provide timely school district news and updates.
CMS School Finder, click here.
- Visit the CMS School Performance Dashboard, which provides a quick summary of each school's performance.
Parent Checklist For Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools:
- Families may enroll students at their home school. Click here for information on enrolling new students, returning students, pre-K students.
- Update your address if needed. Make sure your children's schools have the most current address and phone numbers for your family.
- Make sure your children have all required vaccinations and physicals
Having your child properly immunized is a key part of preparing for the upcoming school year. For other information about vaccinations and physicals, click here.
School Bus Transportation
To register your child for bus transportation to and from school, click here. If you have any questions, call 980-343-6715. CMS requests that children be at the stop 10 minutes before the scheduled stop time.
The "Here Comes The Bus" mobile app will be available for download and set-up beginning Monday, August 19th. The app will go live tracking buses on the first day of Monday, August 26th. Families with children who ride a school bus will be able to use the free bus tracking system. Parents who download the app will have access to real-time location of their child's bus on a map, as well as scheduled and actual arrival times at their assigned stop and school.
Know The School Bell Times
Students should be in school and ready to learn when the school bell rings. For bell schedules for each Charlotte-Mecklenburg school, click here.
Attend Your School Open House
Click here to find your child's school event dates. Open house dates and times are posted there when available.
This Back-To-School information for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools is provided by Nina Hollander and Carolinas Realty Partners, Coldwell Banker, your Charlotte metro area residential real estate experts. We've been opening doors for Charlotte-Mecklenburg home buyers and sellers for 20+ years.
If you're considering selling or purchasing a home in the Charlotte metro area, I'd love an opportunity to earn your business, to exceed your expectations, and to show you how: