Students enrolled 842
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School leader Ms Natalie Lowe
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District Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
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9801 Mallard Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28262

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4 stars
Based on 13 ratings

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September 25, 2013
Definitely not one of the best schools out there, my daughter had a hard transition from a good school in VA to this one. Her 2nd grade teacher is not that great, very short and not "motherly" like her previous teachers. My other daughter has a wonderful teacher for kindergarden. I don't plan on keeping them here long. Principle never meet with parents before school year started like VA school. Better Charlotte schools are usually in south Charlotte...or surrounding counties.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2013
My daughter was here in K and 1'st grade. Both her teachers were wonderful and caring. She was in the magnet program in 1'st grade and it was rigorous ad she enjoyed her homework and schoolwork. The start of second grade was difficult and we felt like the teacher was pushing too much but then they cut back on homework a little bit and things got better. We are sad to be moving, would have loved to have our daughter finish 5'th grade in this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2012
Now that the school is a partial magnet, it is a little crowded. I think CMS needs to hurry and build the Johnston Oehler school because the magnet program will continue to grow and there is nowhere for the kids to go. My son is in the TD magnet program and the teachers are great. The program is rigorous and it prepares them for middle school. Not a fan of the principal but ididn't have much interaction with her so it was fine.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2012
The school was flourishing under the previous principle. There was so much excitement, the teachers were happy, and the parents were really involved. But now that we have a new principle and have become a partial magnet, the school is in chaos. Both of my kids have second year teachers that are struggling with too many kids and too little resources. The school is now overcrowded with the partial magnet and the kids that are not in the magnet program are becoming forgotten about. I really hope that the principle gets her act together and figures out how to mesh the magnet/non-magnet parts of the school so that everyone is equally treated because we do have some really amazing teachers. But I am glad this is my daughter's last year and I am considering pulling my son out if possible.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2010
Now that the 2009-10 school year is coming to an end, I would like to say that my daughter had a positive experience in her kindergarten year.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
This year moving towards above average. Last year this school rating is good but teachers not supported well. This year rating gone down and now they introduce some intergroup level in each grade and working hard. Some teachers expect kids to learn at home and do the test in the school. Teachers needs to take more responsibility.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
I am a parent of a 1st grader, my kid academic skills is improving this year after school introduced some flexigroup and he is going to multiple teachers apart from his class teacher. Last year he got struck with in-experience teacher for few months and we faced a tough time, she is out of school now. Overall i am happy about this year. This school dont have play ground.. very less physical activities.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 24, 2009
I am a parent of a 2nd grader and a 1st grader at Mallard Creek Elementary (MCE). this current school, both of my children have great, caring teachers which I contribute to the tone set by both the prinicipal and the vice prinicipal. Both women are committed to making MCE one of the best schools in Charlotte and i encourage all parents to participate and support the administration. One great way to show your support is by joining the PTA, attending the meetings and voicing concerns.

- submitted by a parent
October 23, 2009
My child has been going to thi school for 2 years .last year it was good but this year his teacher is very irresponsible and does not respond ,no homework ,and when called the school and complained that my child hasent been getting homework ,they say we will send homework home today but again no homework . Kids have substitue teacher who does not know whats going on....Next step to talk to the principal ..lets see what happens !!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2007
Awesome! My child is in Kindergarten and has learned so much from Ms. Pino! There has not been a day that he's not excited about going to school. When ever there has been a concern about my son she gets back to me immidiately. Her communication has been outstanding with me as a parent!

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March 27, 2007
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February 14, 2006
My child is now in the 3rd grade. He has attended Mallard Creek since Grade-K. This is not our home school, but we continue to choose the school because of the teacher's hands-on approach to learning, their willingness to engage students to their highest learning potential. My child 'looped' from 2nd to 3rd. We love his teachers. We also think Mallard Creek has one of the best AfterSchool Enrichment programs in the District. Parents are always welcomed and encouraged to be involved. Anne-

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2005
What a great school my eldest is in the first grade here and I've had nothing but praise for the teachers and principal. If you are looking for that small town atmosphere where your child won't get lost in the shuffle, this is your school. I am excited about my youngest starting kindergarten next year. They have lots of parent activities to keep you involved in your childs education.

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2005
I have a 3rd grader here, and I have nothing but good things to say. Their academics are excellent, they work a number of physical and cultural activities into their curriculum, and they have many opportunities for parental involvement, both at a PTA level and as far as participating in each child's education. I was just at a Donuts with Daddy event this morning. Being an elementary school, no extracurricular activities.

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Mallard Creek
9801 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC  28262
(980) 343-3980
Last modified Mallard Creek is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mallard Creek Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews.