Lake Norman Charter is a K-12th grades college preparatory charter school that prepares students to be community leaders who demonstrate a life-long desire to learn, lead and serve. We are proud to be celebrating 25 years of school service!

    Our Mission:  Lake Norman Charter School provides a rigorous and comprehensive educational environment to develop students with a focus on college readiness, leadership, and social responsibility.


    Our 25th Year SILVERbration was so much fun! Click on the links to see the photos and the HS and ES/MS videos.


    A message from the PTO:

    Our Gift of the Season program to celebrate our amazing LNC staff is officially underway.  If you would like to participate, click here.


    Lake Norman Charter is accepting applications for grades K-12 for the 2023-2024 school year

    The deadline to apply is 11:59pm on TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023

    Read about Enrollment and view Virtual School Tours 


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LNC High School Distinctions

      • Lake Norman Charter received a  grade of “A” from the state of North Carolina Department of Public Instruction every year since it initiated that school grading system. 

      • LNC is a 2022 Silver Medal school, ranked as 22nd best HS in NC, according to US News & World Report

      • LNC had a 98% graduation rate in 2022. with 99% of graduates advancing to college. 

      • LNC class of 2022 was offered more than $7 million in scholarship money.

      • Of the high school students who took AP exams, 82% earned proficient scores or above in 2021.  

      • Students are accepted to NC School of Science and Math

      • LNC has 1:World initiative where all students utilize iPads or laptops to enrich their learning environment by expanding their classrooms from 4 walls and a traditional textbook to a dynamic and interactive global educational experience.

      • High school students are required to perform a minimum of 10 hours of service per year.

      • High school students participate in the Leadership in Action™ program.
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    As we launch our 25th year, we ask every LNC family to give $25/month/LNC child. LNC receives less funding than traditional public schools. Help close the funding gap HERE



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