Piedmont has a very active community of parents. Parents enrich school life by being involved through volunteer activities, social gatherings and staying informed about student life.

We provide a challenging college preparatory curriculum in an environment of high expectations complemented by artistic and extra-curricular activities.

Mission & Values

We instill individual responsibility and a commitment to serve by respecting the diversity of others and valuing the relationships that unite us as a school community.


Piedmont Community Charter School is a free college preparatory K-12 school, where students receive a well-rounded education focused on academics, character and community. Piedmont currently serves over 1800 students on three campuses. The new high school campus opened in August 2020. It will hold 600 students, which is 150 per grade level. Our students have exposure to a rich academic curriculum, diverse fine arts, competitive athletics and well- developed programs that celebrate and inspire excellent student achievement and character.

Piedmont scored in the top 20% in the state for exceeding academic growth. The Career and College Promise (CCP) program at Gaston College has a strong history with 52% of juniors and seniors dually enrolled in a tuition-free college program. Since 2012, Piedmont has provided every student 3rd grade and up with a laptop and currently all students have access to a school issued device. The Charlotte Business Journal researched the high schools in seven counties in the Charlotte area. They ranked Piedmont #24 out of 129 high schools based on ACT composite scores. Piedmont students practice leadership skills for tomorrow by serving their community today. State Superintendent, Mark Johnson, awarded Piedmont with a certificate for our high graduation rate of 97.4 for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Our Campuses

Elementary Campus

119 E. 2nd Avenue
Gastonia, NC 28052
Phone: 704-853-2428
Fax: 704-235-1785

Middle School Campus

2970 South New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
Phone: 704-349-4640
Fax: 704-854-3067

High School Campus

2596 Robinwood Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: 704-271-2411
Fax: 704-471-4270


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