Vance High School

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Zebulon B. Vance High School
7600 IBM Drive
Charlotte, North Carolina
Type Public
Established 1997
School district Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Principal Kit Rea
Enrollment 1,666
Color(s) Navy blue and orange
Mascot Cougars
Accreditation AdvancED[1]

Zebulon B. Vance High School, or more commonly Vance High School, is a high school located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, and was opened in 1997. The sports teams are known as the Cougars. Besides providing the standard state-mandated high school curriculum, the school also hosts the Vance Academy of Engineering, which gives advanced training to students interested in engineering careers.

The school is named after Zebulon Baird Vance, a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, twice Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator.

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  1. ^ Institution Summary, AdvancED, Retrieved 2012-07-08

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Coordinates: 35°18′01″N 80°46′11″W / 35.300197°N 80.769634°W / 35.300197; -80.769634