Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Charlotte, North Carolina

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
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  • 17th

    largest school district
    in the country

  • $44k

    starting salary

  • $67k

    max salary

  • State only awards annual contracts.

    years to tenure

  • 147,638


  • 9,112


  • 58%

    free/reduced lunch

Labor context

  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Student Demographics

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2018-2019 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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