Award-winning & nationally-recognized schools serving 5-12 near our Mallard Creek apartments

Being in close proximity to schools is important to families, which is what makes Greenway at Mallard Creek such a wonderful place to call home. Whether your kids are in kindergarten or in high school, the schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District are all within a short drive away.

Of course, schooling looks a little different right now, but the local elementary, middle, and high schools, are doing everything they can to make the learning experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. Here’s a closer look at each school near our Mallard Creek apartments.

Mallard Creek Elementary

Located just under two miles from our Northlake Charlotte apartments is Mallard Creek Elementary—serving students in kindergarten through grade five. Recognized as a 2020 “School of Distinction” by the Magnet Schools of America organization, Mallard Creek Elementary empowers its students to reach their fullest potential through critical thinking and problem-solving. They are currently offering remote learning. Learn more about Mallard Creek Elementary via the school district’s website.

Ridge Road Middle School

Offering a wide range of rigorous academic programs, Ridge Road Middle School is working to become a nationally certified AVID school. The neighborhood school offers an award-winning arts program that includes dance, band, visual arts, orchestra, and world drumming. Supporting grades 6 through 8, Ridge Road’s faculty and staff are well-versed in core curricula. The middle school places a high value on social-emotional learning and has three school counselors, a social worker, three social-emotional learning and behavior interventionists, and mental health therapists on campus. They also have an impressive and award-winning sports program.

Learn more about Ridge Road Middle School and its current remote learning offerings via the school district’s website.

Mallard Creek High School

Opening in 2017, Mallard Creek High School serves grades 9 through 12 and has been recognized with an Award for National Excellence in Urban Education by the National Center for Urban School Transformation in both 2014 and 2017. The high school, located just 10-minutes away from our Mallard Creek apartments, focuses to produce graduates that are college and career-ready. Students have the option to pursue an education in science, math, the humanities, visual arts, performing arts, engineering, or business, with even more options through its NC Virtual Public School lab and the NC College and Career Promise program. In addition to impressive academics, Mallard Creek High School offers a wide variety of competitive athletic programs as well.

Visit Mallard Creek High School’s website for remote learning resources, exam information, and more through the school district’s website.


Education and accessibility to education are so important to families—and we recognize this. When you live at Greenway at Mallard Creek, you’ll be close to the resources needed to make sure your children are getting the education they deserve. Schedule a tour of our Northlake Charlotte apartments today.

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