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Highland Creek
Elementary School
7242 Highland Creek Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28269
Courier #: 411
P: 980-343-1065  |  F: 980-343-1066 
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: K-5
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New Student Enrollment

Documents needed to Enroll


 New Student Enrollment Form (for the current school year and future years)  

 English ~~ Spanish  

  • Certified Birth Certificate (no hospital, souvenir or Mother copies)
  • Safe Schools Enrollment Declaration - English | Spanish  (Required for students transferring into CMS)
  • Current Immunization records (Complete record required by 1st day of school entry)
  • Health Assessment (Required for new pre-k and kindergarten students by 1st day of school entry)

Forms for the current year (2019-2020) must be submitted to the student's home school.  Forms for the upcoming school year (2020-2021) can be submitted to any CMS school, any CMS Learning Community Office, or the Student Placement Office (until May 15).

Home School Students

If student was home-schooled, a  copy of the home school license and the following assessments/ documents will need to be submitted prior to being placed into a classroom:

  • Current information about the reading and math programs used while home-schooled, including textbooks used and work samples from the student(s)
  • Summative/End of grade standardized test data from the end of the year when home-schooled.  The parent should provide test scores from a nationally standardized test or equivalent measure that are adequate to determine proper grade placement
  • If the student does not have standardized or end of year test data, the student will have to take the following assessments prior to being placed into a classroom at Highland Creek: Reading 3-D assessment if K-2nd; Reading A-Z if 3rd-5th; a Reading STAR test; a Math assessment with the end of year standards for the previous year of instruction.

Age Requirements

In compliance with North Carolina law students must be 5 years of age on or before August 31st to be considered for Kindergarten. Students applying for the Montessori schools Pre-K program  must be 4 years of age on or before August 31st in order to be considered.

Immunization and Health Assessment Requirements

In compliance with North Carolina law, all students entering kindergarten must present a health assessment (physical exam report) by the first day of school entry. The assessment must have been completed within 12 months of school entry.  In addition, North Carolina law requires parents/guardian to present certification of immunizations on the first day of school entry. If documentation is not presented, parents and/or guardians have 30 calendar days to provide documentation or the student shall be excluded from school until proof is provided.

International Students

The mission of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ (CMS) International Center is to address the needs of culturally or linguistically diverse students, providing them with equal access to effective participation in the educational programs offered by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.


Address Changes



You can use the ENROLLING YOUR STUDENT link HERE to access the CMS required proofs of residence.  We CAN NOT change your address unless you have all 3 proofs of residence at the time you are requesting an address change. 

All address changes must be completed in person.

This policy may affect transportation to and from school for your child.  Please be advised that you may have to provide transportation for your child temporarily.


CMS Handbooks, Forms, and Notices

Again this year, all CMS required forms and the Parent-Student Handbook will only be available online. The move to online forms will save the district printing, processing and shipping costs. It also aligns with CMS' efforts to conserve resources and limit paper use.  

Click HERE to view, sign and print the forms that your child needs to return to Highland Creek Elementary. 

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools website ( is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought via the following, Email the Web Accessibility Team at WebAccessibility or Call: 980.343.0115. In compliance with Federal Law, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities, may be referred to the District's Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education.