Charlotte Christian School

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Charlotte Christian School
Charlotte christian logo.png
school logo
Address
7301 Sardis Rd

,
28270

Information
TypePrivate, Day, College-prep
MottoVeritas Tota, Homini Toti
(We are committed to God's Truth)
Established1950
Head of schoolBarry Giller
Faculty67
GradesJK-12
Enrollment1,046
Campus size55 acres (220,000 m2), 21 Buildings
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)Royal Blue, Silver, and White
              
AthleticsNCISAA
NicknameKnights
AccreditationSACS
AdvancED
Website

Charlotte Christian School is a private, college preparatory, non-denominational Christian school serving students in grades K-12. It is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.[1]

Academics[edit]

Charlotte Christian offers more than 45 Advanced Placement and honors courses;[2] the class of 2017 (102 members) received more than $5.3 million in academic, athletic, and fine arts scholarships. In the National Merit Scholarship Competition (NMSC), Charlotte Christian has had 11 awards recipients, 17 finalists, and 53 commended scholars since 2002.[3]

Newspaper[edit]

The high school's newspaper is The Lancer.[4][5] Charlotte Christian also has a high school broadcasting team called Knights Knews.[6]

Athletics[edit]

Charlotte Christian competes in the 3-A division of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (N.C.I.S.A.A.) and the Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA) conference.[7]

The varsity baseball team has won fourteen NCISAA state championship titles: 1991, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015[8]

Charlotte Christian's Varsity Football team has been noted for the four former professional players on its coaching staff and for its high percentage of graduating seniors that play in college;[9] the team has won seven NCISAA state titles: 1992, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, and 2018.[10][11][12] In 2018 they were named the number one overall team in the Charlotte area by WBTV and by The Charlotte Observer's Sweet 16 Poll (the second private school to win the poll in its history).[13][14]

Charlotte Christian's Men's Varsity Basketball team has won three NCISAA state titles: 1992, 1997, and 2001.[15] Charlotte Christian's Ladies' Varsity Basketball team has won five NCISAA state titles: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.[8]

Charlotte Christian's Ladies' Cross Country team has won three NCISAA state titles: 1990, 1991, 1993.[8]

Charlotte Christian's Men's Track & Field team won an NCISAA state title in 2001, and the Ladies' Track and Field Team won state titles in 2001 and 2002.[8]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charlotte Christian School: About". www.charlottechristian.com.
  2. ^ "Charlotte Christian School: Upper School". www.charlottechristian.com.
  3. ^ https://www.charlottechristian.com/uploaded/Documents/Academics/2017_Charlotte_Christian_Profile.pdf
  4. ^ "The Lancer – The student news site of Charlotte Christian School". charlottechristianlancer.com.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-28. Retrieved 2014-10-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ https://www.youtube.com/user/KnightsKnews
  7. ^ "Conferences - The North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association". www.ncisaa.org.
  8. ^ a b c d "Charlotte Christian School: Knights Accolades". www.charlottechristian.com.
  9. ^ "Impact of former NFL stars on staff at Charlotte Christian (N.C.) is invaluable". USA TODAY High School Sports. 2017-08-24. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  10. ^ "Sports Specifics - The North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association". www.ncisaa.org.
  11. ^ http://admin.ncisaa.org/uploads/PO-%2011-Man%20Football-7.pdf
  12. ^ "Charlotte Christian tops Charlotte Latin in overtime of Independent football title game".
  13. ^ Wimberly, Nate (2018-12-19). "Charlotte Christian is the FFN Team of the Year". WBTV. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
  14. ^ Redmond, Nell. "Charlotte Christian wins Observer Sweet 16 football title. Where did others finish?". charlotteobserver. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
  15. ^ http://admin.ncisaa.org/uploads/PO-%20Basketball%20(Boys)-4.pdf
  16. ^ "Daniel Bard - SoxProspects.com". www.soxprospects.com.
  17. ^ "Daniel Bard". University of North Carolina Athletics. Archived from the original on 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2009-02-09.
  18. ^ "NC State center, Charlotte native Garrett Bradbury selected by Minnesota Vikings with No. 18 pick in 2019 NFL Draft". April 25, 2019. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  19. ^ "Mavericks sign free agent guard Seth Curry". Mavs.com. July 15, 2016. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  20. ^ Wertz Jr., Langston. "Stephen Curry a chip off the old shot: Ex-Hornets star's son now a complete player.", The Charlotte Observer, December 31, 2005. Accessed November 7, 2007. "A funny thing happened to Charlotte Christian guard Stephen Curry over the summer."
  21. ^ "Matthias Farley". NFL.com.
  22. ^ "Akil Mitchell Bio - VirginiaSports.com - University of Virginia Official Athletics Website - UVA Cavaliers Men's Basketball".
  23. ^ "Gera kvikmynd um Örlyg Sturluson". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 24 March 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  24. ^ "DE Jeremy Thompson #99". Green Bay Packers. Archived from the original on 2008-05-02. Retrieved 2008-05-03.
  25. ^ "DemonDeaconDigest.com Home". wakeforest.scout.com.

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