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Mallard Creek
High School
3825 Johnston Oehler Road
Charlotte, NC 28269
Courier #: 445
P: 980-343-1341  |  F: 980-343-1342 
Principal: Jared Thompson
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12
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About Mallard Creek HS

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Opening in August 2007, Mallard Creek High School is a comprehensive high school located on a beautiful 24 acre campus in the University Area of Charlotte, North Carolina.  Serving over 2,300 students from diverse backgrounds in grades 9 through 12, Mallard Creek is one of over 30 high schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district.  MCHS was recognized with an Award for National Excellence in Urban Education by the National Center for Urban School Transformation in 2014 and 2017. 

Faculty & Staff

Students at Mallard Creek High School are served by a highly motivated and dedicated faculty and staff.  Just over half of the faculty has earned a master's or doctorate degree and 10% of the faculty has earned National Board Certification.

  • 175 Teachers and Assistants

  • 12 Guidance Counselors and Student Support Staff

  • 6 Administrators

  • 5 Facilitators and Coordinators

  • 5 Administration Assistants

  • 19 Cafeteria and Custodial Staff


School Demographics (2022-2023)

Our student body of over 2,100 students is comprised of  69% African-American, 9% White, 3% Multi-Racial, and 5% Asian.  Ethnically, 14% of our students are Hispanic.  Our student body represents a wide range of backgrounds from socio-economic, religious, and political viewpoints. 

Our Shared Beliefs

Individual Potential: Develop the academic, artistic, athletic and leadership abilities and talents of each student.

Character: Develop respect, responsibility, and integrity that inspire service and leadership within the school community.

Partnerships: Develop strong relationships between community, students, parents, and staff that support learning and growing.

Environment: Develop a culture that is safe and nurturing; celebrates diversity.

Communication: Develop open communication between students, parents, and staff.


Picture of Mallard Creek High School CrestIn our focus to produce graduates that are college and career ready, Mallard Creek High School offers a wide-range of rigorous and relevant courses in all subject areas.  Students who wish to pursue a future in science, math, the humanities, visual arts, performing arts, engineering or business have several options to choose from when registering for courses, including over 100 courses offered through our NC Virtual Public School lab and the NC College and Career Promise program.  Mallard Creek offers a compliment of services for students with disabilities, special needs and are English language learners.  In 2013, MCHS welcomed a program for students with Autism, which continues to make a profoundly positive impact on our faculty, staff and student body.  In 2017, MCHS welcomed the AP Capstone program, which includes AP Seminar and AP Research classes. In addition:

  • 16% of students are enrolled in Advanced Placement courses

  • The 2021-2022 graduation rate was over 87%.

  • The Class of 2021 earned over $8 million in scholarships

  • Extended Day opportunities are available for students needing extra support


Mallard Creek High School offers a full range of competitive athletics to both boys and girls through tennis, golf, swimming, track and field, football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling, cross country and cheerleading.  Mallard Creek is a division 4A school and a part of the I-MECK Conference.Mallard Creek High School Logo

Although MCHS is a relatively new school, our students in team and individual sports have won numerous conference and state titles.  In the fall of 2013, 2014, and 2015 the varsity football team won the 4AA State Championship. In track and field the men's 4x200-meter relay team won the 4A state championship in 2013, and the men's 4x100 meter team won the 4A state championship in 2014. Alycia Springs was the 2014 4A women's track and field shot put state champion. In February 2015 Keon Howe won the state championship in high jump at the NCHSAA 4A indoor track state championships. Waddell McNeely won the 2015 NCHSAA 4A State Championship in wrestling for 160 lb. weight class on February 2015. The Men's Track and Field team won its first NCHSAA 4A State Championship May 2015. Several students have earned athletic scholarships at every collegiate level through their commitment to academics and athletics.


Clubs & Activities

Countless clubs and activities at Mallard Creek High School provide students with the opportunity to learn through collaboration, service and competition. Students are encouraged to join clubs, attend school events and complete community service hours through our PRIDE Incentive Program by rewarding students for each level of participation.  The VEX Robotics Team has won 2 State Championships.

Clubs include:

  • DECA LogoAcademy of Engineering (AOE)

  • African & Caribbean Student Association

  • Asian Appreciation Association (AAA)

  • Chess Club

  • DECA

  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club

  • Foreign Language Clubs (French and Spanish)

  • Freshman Student Council

  • Girls Who Code
  • Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

  • HOSA

  • Interact Club

  • Junior Class Council

  • Marching Band

  • Mu Alpha ThetaNational Honor Society Logo

  • Multicultural Club

  • National Art Honor Society

  • National Honor Society

  • National Technical Honor Society

  • Noble Maverick Society

  • Photography Club

  • Science Olympiad

  • Senior Class Council

  • Speach & Debate

  • Technology Student Association (TSA)

  • Tri-M (National Music Honor Society)

  • Unified Champions

Mallard Creek High School's mission is to prepare students to succeed in a global society through a quality education.

Mallard Creek Mavericks

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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