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

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $41k

    starting salary

    updated 01/21/2021
  • $64k

    max salary

    updated 01/21/2021
  • state only awards annual contracts.

    years to tenure

    updated 01/05/2021
  • 177

    days in student
    school year

    updated 01/08/2019
  • N/A*

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 01/07/2021
  • 147,638


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 9,112


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 58%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*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 2016-2017 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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