Schools in-or-near The Palisades

The schools around The Palisades have in recent years upped their game, and with The Palisades High School now under construction and slated to open in August of 2022, there has never been a better time to grow roots with toddlers or teenagers in The Palisades. The Palisades Park Elementary already has built a reputation for being one of the best elementary schools in Charlotte, and both Olympic High School and Southwest Middle School have made great progress over the past 2 years. Palisades Episcopal School, right next to The Residents Club Pool continue to receive rave reviews from the parents of their students. Watch the video below to explore all school options within a short driving distance from your new home in The Palisades. 

North Carolina Public Schools

Olympic High School shown from above on a Google Earth map

Olympic High School

Olympic High School will foster a safe, nurturing environment that celebrates diversity and promotes unity. We will provide an innovative and rigorous educational experience that offers a wide range of academic, athletic, artistic, and social opportunities.

The Palisades Park Elementary School shown on a Google Earth Map

Palisades Park Elementary

To educate all students using a collaborative engineering design process so that they have the personal and academic skills they need to be productive citizens of the twenty-first century.

Southwest Middle School shown from above on a Google Earth map

Southwest Middle School

As active student scholars and professional educators, we will influence a community of learners who will grasp the concept of STUDY, LEARN, and APPLY in order to compete globally and achieve high growth in all achievement areas as we help our students learn to love where they learn.

Winget Part Elementary School shown on a Google Earth map

Winget Park Elementary

Winget Park is a partial magnet school that provides a STEM-focused education to every student. We provide every student with the opportunity to be creators, in every content area.

The Palisades High School (2022)

the new Palisades High School, which will be located at 15221 York Road, Charlotte, NC 28278, is about to break ground and is slated for opening in August 2022.

North and South Carolina Private Schools

The Palisades Episcopal School shown from above on a Google Earth map

Palisades Episcopal School

Palisades Episcopal School is a school honoring Christ and committed to providing a classical education challenging the mind, body and spirit.

Gaston Day School shown on a Google Earth Map

Gaston Day School

Welcome artists, inventors, designers, storytellers and big-picture thinkers. Founded in 1967, Gaston Day School has a fifty-year history as the area’s leading independent, non-sectarian, college preparatory school. Our students, from preschool through Grade 12, create solutions and drive innovation to achieve lives of balance.

Lake Pointe Academy

Lake Pointe Academy is a private, inter-denominationally Christian, college prep school. LPA operates on the University Model, which uses active parent involvement and a college-like format to build character, strong work ethic, and familiarity and competence in an alternating in-class and self-study schedule. Academics are based upon classical content and approaches to foster mastery, depth of thought, and engaged scholarship.

The Day School at River Hills Community Church

The learning environment at The Day School at RHCC is handcrafted to weave together the latest research on children's development, the best techniques for Preschool instruction as well as the love of the Lord Jesus Christ. The result is a unique experience for your youngster. Just come in the doors and see the magnificent facilities. The Day School at RHCC has traditional classrooms, multi-purpose rooms and a full-sized gymnasium for play on cold and rainy days.

Journey Montessori Academy

Journey Montessori is dedicated to implementing Dr. Maria Montessori’s method of developing the whole child through use of specialized Montessori materials. The classroom is fully equipped for study in the areas of Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language, as well as Art, Geography, Science, and Humanities.

Pine Grove Christian School

Since opening our doors to the community on March 12, 1979, Pine Grove Christian Academy (The Grove) strives to offer quality childcare services and Christian education to the Lake Wylie community and the surrounding areas.​The Child Development Center starts at 6 weeks old and goes through 3 years old. We offer a full-day K4 program and a full day K5 program.