Magnet schools: Mecklenburg County

Accelerated learning: First Ward Elementary

Communication arts: (elementary schools) Hornets Nest, Sharon; (middle schools) Carmel, J.T. Williams; (high school) Garinger.
Foreign language (language immersion): Smith Academy of Languages (grades K-8); West Mecklenburg High (grades 9-12).
International Baccalaureate: (elementary schools Mecklenburg County) Cotswold, Huntingtowne Farms, Irwin Avenue Open, Lansdowne, Paw Creek, Statesville Road; (middle schools) Albemarle Road, Davidson IB, Piedmont Open IB, Randolph, Ranson, Sedgefield; (high schools) East Mecklenburg, Harding University, Myers Park, North Mecklenburg, West Charlotte.
Leadership and global economics: (elementary schools) Beverly Woods, Winding Springs; (middle schools) Eastway, Kennedy; (high schools) Garinger and Olympic.
Learning immersion: Barringer Academic Center, Idlewild Elementary, Lincoln Heights Elementary, Tuckaseegee Elementary, Villa Heights Elementary.
Math/science and environmental studies: Morehead Elementary; Cochrane Middle; Harding University High.
Montessori: Highland Mill Montessori, Park Road Montessori elementary schools.
Open education in Mecklenburg County: Irwin Avenue Open Elementary; Piedmont Open Middle; West Charlotte High department educations in Mecklenburg County.
Paideia Academy: (elementary schools) Oakhurst, Sterling; (middle school) Randolph.
Pre-advanced placement: Piedmont Open Middle.
Technology: Phillip Berry Academy (grades 9-12).
Traditional: (elementary schools) Druid Hills, Elizabeth Traditional, Myers Park Traditional; (middle schools) Sedgefield, Wilson.
Visual and performing public arts in Mecklenburg County: (elementary schools) Dilworth, University Park; (grades 6-12) Northwest School of the Arts.