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Education

Special Schools

Because we understand the needs of children vary, we offer a number of schools that focus on specific needs, including an alternative school in our county seat, Chester. Nearby Charlotte offers the nations’ 21st largest school system, including a group of select Foreign Language schools and centers for the academically gifted, including International Baccalaureate and Talent Development programs. 

Special Focus Schools
School Location Contact
United Way Success By 6 161 Columbia Street
Chester, SC 29706
803-385-6543
Student Assistance Center/Alternative School 161 Columbia Street
Chester, SC 29706
803-581-9362
Chester County Adult Education 161 Columbia Street
Chester, SC 29706
803-581-9324
Foreign Language Schools
Language School Contact
Spanish (K-5) Oaklawn Language Academy 980-343-0400
Chinese, French, German and Japanese (K-8) Smith Academy of International Languages 980-343-5815
International Language, 9-12 South Mecklenburg High School
West Mecklenburg High School
980-343-3600
980-343-6080
Academically Gifted Schools
Program School Contact
International Baccalaureate Cotswold Elementary School
Huntingtowne Farms Elementary School
Irwin Avenue Open Elementary School
Lansdowne Elementary School
Statesville Road Elementary School
Albemarle Road Middle School
Davidson IB Middle School
Piedmont Open IB Middle School
Randolph Middle School
Ranson IB Middle School
Sedgefield Middle School
East Mecklenburg High School
Harding University High School
Myers Park High School
North Mecklenburg High School
West Charlotte High School
980-343-6720
980-343-3625
980-343-5480
980-343-6733
980-343-6815
980-343-6420
980-343-5185
980-343-5435
980-343-6700
980-343-6800
980-343-5840
980-343-6430
980-343-6007
980-343-5800
980-343-3840
980-343-6060
Talent Development/Learning Immersion Barringer Academic Center
Idlewild Elementary School
Lincoln Heights Elementary School
Shamrock Gardens Elementary School
Tuckaseegee Elementary School
Villa Heights Elementary School
980-343-5533
980-343-6411
980-343-6067
980-343-6440
980-343-6055
980-343-3666
Highly Gifted Horizons School (K-12) 980-343-2745
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