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School leader:  David Switzer
10220 Ardrey Kell Road
Charlotte, NC 28277

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(980) 343-0860
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Jazz band, Orchestra, Drama, Dance...
  • World languages
    French, Latin, Spanish
  • Sports
    Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Golf...
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64 reviews

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1 STAR
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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · May 26, 2016
Principal David Switzer is a misogynist. He thinks that he can bully and intimidate parents like he does with the students at AK. If you question his school policies, i.e. no outside food and allowing AK staff to search your child's lunch for... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 18, 2015
Principal Switzer runs this large high school phenomenally! He is very transparent about what goes on and extremely accessible to parents and students. He hosts morning and evening parent meetings with him so that they fit in with most people's... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 19, 2015
Both of my children graduated from AK ...although it has been a few years now, I just had to add my comments - especially after reading some of the negative reviews! My kids were in athletics and art - there are many opportunities to get involved.... more

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Submitted by a teacher · February 22, 2015
I came to this school because I had heard that it is a wonderful place to teach. What I have found is that it IS a wonderful place to teach IF you do exactly as the administration says and do not deviate from what the believe is 'effectiveness'.... more

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Last modified: May 26, 2016
Last modified Ardrey Kell High is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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