South Mecklenburg High School

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South Mecklenburg High School
South Meck.jpg
8900 Park Road
Charlotte, North Carolina
Type Public
Established 1959
School district Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Principal Dr. Maureen Furr
Enrollment ~3150
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Red      Black      and White     
Mascot Sabre and Sabertooth Cat
Nickname "South"
Rival Myers Park High School, Charlotte Catholic 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". Its mascot is the Sabre and the school colors are red, black, and white. It is accredited as the largest high school in North Carolina.


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 services[edit]

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
  • Men's/Women's Soccer
  • Men's/Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Men's/Women's Basketball
  • Men's/Women's Tennis
  • Men's/Women's Track & Field Indoor and Outdoor
  • Men's/Women's Golf
  • Men's/Women's Lacrosse
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Rugby

Notable alumni[edit]

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