Why Go to Private School

Besides the promise of exceptional teaching and motivated peers, private schools can offer students once-in-a-lifetime experiences. After checking out the classes and extracurricular activities at schools across Charlotte, we found a few eyebrow-raising programs that make it clear why private schools earn the rep (and tuition dollars) that they do. Charlotte Christian School: Broadcasting With headlines blazing through airwaves at…

Where to Go To Private School

With great private schools all over the city, choosing the right one for you and your child can be difficult. After all, you have to think about location, reputation, and, of course, tuition. So we researched the programs at private schools around town and found the ones that offer outstanding student experiences in five areas and then we took a…

Charlotte-Area Private High Schools

1. Davidson Day School 750 Jetton St., Davidson $13,450 2. SouthLake Christian Academy 13901 Hager’s Ferry Rd., Huntersville $8,000 (approx.) 3. Countryside Montessori School 4125 Johnston Oehler Rd. $13,500 4. Cannon School 5801 Poplar Tent Rd. $16,885 5. Covenant Classical School 3200 Patrick Henry Dr., Concord $6,150 6. First Assembly Christian School (Concord) 638 Lyric Ave., Concord $5,650 7. Northside…

The NC Music Factory

The Vibe The Fillmore, known for drawing hot music acts to Charlotte, offers a chic, dramatic effect, with crystal chandeliers, red velvet curtains, and hardwood floors. You can also rent the Factory's outdoor courtyard for an outdoor ceremony, which, with industrial, concrete surroundings, adds edge to an otherwise romantic occasion. The Cost The front courtyard rental fee starts at $2,500,…

The Urban Garden at the Ritz-Carlton

The Vibe This urban oasis has all the relaxing, exotic seclusion of a tropical getaway, but with a top-notch city skyline to boot. The enclosed garden contains three unique spaces: a Lower Garden suited for a reception, an Upper Garden flanked by huge black olive trees, and a walled Overlook. The Cost To use all three spaces for your ceremony…

Baja Romance

COURTESY ONE & ONLY PALMILLA The bar at Agua restaurant features an incredible installation of Morroccan and Spanish-inspired iron lanterns that glow brilliantly every night. COURTESY ONE & ONLY PALMILLA The bar at Agua restaurant features an incredible installation of Morroccan and Spanish-inspired iron lanterns that glow brilliantly every night. Show Caption Hide Caption COURTESY ONE & ONLY PALMILLA COURTESY…