South Mecklenburg High School

South Mecklenburg High School (founded 1959) is a public secondary school located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is part of the Charlotte Mecklenburg School District. Locally it is known as "South Meck" (or simply just “South”). Its mascot is the Sabre and the school colors are red, black, and white.

South Mecklenburg High School
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South Mecklenburg High School is located in North Carolina
South Mecklenburg High School
South Mecklenburg High School
South Mecklenburg High School is located in the United States
South Mecklenburg High School
South Mecklenburg High School
8900 Park Road


United States
School districtCharlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
PrincipalGlenn Starnes II
Faculty158.73 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment3,106 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio19.57[1]
Color(s)Red, Black, White
Team nameSabres
RivalMyers Park High School, Charlotte Catholic High School


Several South Meck teachers and counselors hold National Board Certification, with many more working towards certification. The faculty teacher pages can be found on South Meck High School's web page.

Academic programs and servicesEdit

Listed below are the Academic Programs and Services that South Mecklenburg High School provides:

  • Advanced Placement
  • Advanced Studies & Talent Development
  • Arts Education
  • ASEP
  • AVID
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Child Nutrition Services
  • Co-Curricular Activities
  • Driver's Education
  • English Language Learner Services
  • Enhancing Education Through Technology EETT
  • Exceptional Children
  • Extended Learning Programs
  • Gifted
  • Graduation Project
  • Graphic Production Center
  • Horizons
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • International Center
  • Literacy
  • Magnet Programs
  • Parent University
  • Pre-Kindergarten
  • School Counseling Services
  • School Psychology Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Student Assistance
  • Student Discipline and Behavior Support
  • Student Services
  • Talent Development & Advanced Studies
  • Title I
  • Transportation


The South Mecklenburg Sabre's are affiliated with the NCHSAA and compete in the 4A division, which is North Carolina's highest classification. Currently South Meck is in the So. Meck 8 4A League conference. Throughout the years South Meck has produced many State Championship teams, as well as Individual State Champion athletes. Below are sports that South Meck has to offer for its students.

  • Football
  • Cross Country
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Rugby

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c "South Mecklenburg High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Carlos Crawford Statistics." The Baseball Cube. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  3. ^ (Sep 4, 2014). Local twins shine spotlight on gymnastics. WBTV. Retrieved Dec 22, 2019.
  4. ^ Oct 21, 2003 by Catholic News Herald - issuu. Catholic News Herald. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  5. ^ (Jan 4, 2007). Team Owner, Driver Dan Shaver Passes. ARCA Menards Series. Retrieved Dec 22, 2019.
  6. ^ Austin Yearwood High Point Men's Soccer. Retrieved 6 March 2019.

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Coordinates: 35°06′35″N 80°51′36″W / 35.1095898°N 80.8600725°W / 35.1095898; -80.8600725