• 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 have provided students in our community more than 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.

    Watch the LNC Community live our motto on Serve & Play day - 10/10/23

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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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