Details overview

Hours 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
School leader Ann Laszewski
District Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Humanities
Multiculturalism / Global
Service learning
Social justice
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Honors track
Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
2
Music
including: Band
3
Languages
including: German
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
Construction / Building
Engineering
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Architecture
World languages taught Arabic
German
Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Extra learning resources Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
College preparation resources SAT/ACT prep classes
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 57% 26%
Hispanic 28% 14%
White 9% 52%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Asian 2% 3%
American Indian 1% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 41% 49%
N/A 59% 51%
Male 59% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 56%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Field hockey
1
Boys Sports
including: Rugby
Girls sports Field hockey
Boys sports Rugby
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Join PTO / PTA
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Military
  NC State Schools

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner CFF
  World Affairs Council
  Chapel Hill Worldview

Enrollment

Learn more Http://schools.cms.k12.nc.us/mglaMGDHS/Pages/JROTC.aspx
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 200
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 165
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCDPI, 2012-2013
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  NCDPI, 2012-2013