Carolina Collaborative Prep

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Basic Information

Address: 5007 Providence Rd, Charlotte NC
County: Mecklenberg
Phone Number: 704-621-8482
President: Eileen P Stanczak
Principal: Lisa Rivera
School Type: Academic Center for those with learning differences

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Additional Information

Founded: 2016
Ages/Grades: Grades 3-12
School Setting:

Private school like setting at the Jewish Community Center in South Charlotte, NC.

School Schedule: 6
School days in Calendar Year: 180
School Holidays: yes
School Size: up to 20 children
Classroom Size: 3-8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 3:1
Tuition:

Upper School (6-12) $25,000 - Lower School (3-5) $18,500

Financial Aid:

no

Departments:

Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Math, Science, History, Executive Functioning, Music, Art and Computer

Curriculum:

School is peaceful, exciting and fun at Carolina Collaborative Prep.
Small group classes allow for individual and small group instruction. Instruction is Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm.
Each student’s curriculum is uniquely designed according to their individual and specialized needs. This will typically look like:
​1-3 students in Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, and Math classes
max of 8 students in Science, Science Lab, History, Geography, Executive Functioning, Music, Art and Computer classes

Computer Capabilities:

Students are provided with a laptop computer.

Uniform Guidelines:

No uniform.

Admissions Deadline: CCP has a rolling admissions policy, and accepts applications from students throughout the year.
Mission Statement:

Carolina Collaborative Prep is a non-profit academic center, located in South Charlotte, that serves students in grades 3-12 with learning differences, empowering them to thrive in school and in life.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Students flourish with an individualized, evidence-based curriculum that brings learning to life in a supportive environment. Collaborating with families, the CCP specialist/teacher team inspires students to develop into resilient self-advocates while building a foundation for lifelong achievement.

School History:

In 2016, three families came together to find an alternative to what Charlotte schools had to offer their children with learning differences. They formed a non- profit academic center that focuses on the individual child and how they learn best. Thanks to the tireless efforts and countless volunteer hours of those three founding families, CCP is now serving children with learning differences in the Charlotte community that is tailored to them.

Programs and Services:

Small classes (1:3 ratio) & group instruction - Individualized Curriculum
Orton Gillingham & Linda Mood-Bell Programs
Parents set academic pace for child
Private school like setting at JCC campus in South Charlotte, NC
Fitness classes including aquatics, tennis, tae kwon do, yoga and athletic conditioning
Electives including photography, business math, science lab, computer skills, executive functioning, language, art, and music...

Social Media:

Facebook, Instagram

Notes/School Information:

Multisensory Approach

We use all the learning pathways when teaching our students: seeing, hearing, touch, and motion. We may use short video clips to bring home a point or act out a scene from a book we are reading. Music is incorporated to learn multiples in math and states in history. Large and small motor skills are used to remember facts and sequences.

Systematic Phonics Instruction

We use a structured literacy method to teach phonics that is direct, explicit, sequential and multisensory. Because writing and spelling do not come easy for many children with learning disabilities, we use prescriptive and creative ways to overcome these struggles. The structured Orton-Gillingham methods help with phonics, syllabication, roots, morphemes, grammar, vocabulary, writing, and comprehension.

Diagnostic Lessons

In using the Orton-Gillingham approach, instructors initially evaluate strengths and weaknesses. Each lesson is then individually tailored to the students' needs from the previous lesson. This diagnostic approach to teaching small groups allows each student to progress to meet his or her potential.

Teach Mastery

Working with each student at their own pace and with their preferred learning style, we are able to make tremendous progress in the mastery of a subject. By taking time restraints off and removing 'teaching to the test,' stress and anxiety decrease dramatically.