Students enrolled 868
Hours no info
School leader Shane F. Lis
Transportation options no info
District Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
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2840 Colony Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

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(980) 343-5835
(980) 343-5864
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5 stars
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May 30, 2014
My daughter is just finishing up Kindergarten at Selwyn and it is a great school. Could use a little diversity, but the PTA is extremely active and involved- there is no shortage of volunteers. Amazing school- my daughter has learned so much and done really well with her testing.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2012
This is a great school!! My daughter is in Kindergarten currently and she loves it!! We are from a diverse background, and yes, there is a lack of diversity in this school - however, my daughter has never really felt out of place and she looks forward to school every day! We did know about the lack of diversity before we moved to this area and were deeply concerned, however we are now glad of the decision we made. There is a lot of parent involvement, the teachers are great and the teachers make every effort to make sure that they tap the potential of each child. The school is great!

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2009
We just moved to NC and our son is at Selwyn. He absolutely loves it and we have been very impressed by the school all around. The lack of diversity at this school is very obvious, but as another mentioned, it does represent the Myers Park area - white, upper class, hyper-involved parents. While ideally we would like to have our child in a more diverse setting, we cannot complain about the enthusiasm and dedication of the staff at Selwyn.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2007
This is a wonderful school! The teachers are kind and caring and the administrative staff are very involved with the success of the students. I am so happy my child attends Selwyn!

- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2005
Selwyn is a fine neighborhood school with a strong autistic program. Parent involvement very high. Some teachers are amazingly good, others not so. There is a Talent Development program for the gifted, but it seems like two thirds of the students are in it, although I may be wrong there. Lots of involvement with nature, outdoors. The principal is wonderful. There is not much diversity since the onset of the Choice program, which seems to appeal to lots of the very blonde, high end mothers, although this faithfully represents Charlotte's south end. There are, however, sparks of creativity here that are quite beautiful.

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Selwyn Elementary
2840 Colony Road, Charlotte, NC  28211
(980) 343-5835
Last modified Selwyn Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Selwyn Elementary Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews.