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Movement School is excited to serve the East Charlotte community through our second school, Movement School Eastland, opening in the fall of 2020. We are a free, public charter school focused on providing a high-quality educational choice to the families of Charlotte. 


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We will open serving grades K-1 and will add a grade a year, progressing to grades K-6. Construction is currently underway on a $15-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility located on the old Eastland Mall site at 5249 Central Avenue.



We are a free, public charter school. Students will be admitted via random lottery as directed by the NC Office of Charter Schools . To ensure all families are able to access Movement East, we will provide free bus service and participate in the federal lunch program. 






We are a community built to love and value your child.

A community where your child is known with a 15:1 student to teacher ratio.

A community of academic excellence, preparing your child to succeed in college, career, and life.

A community of virtue, with character education woven throughout the day, raising children who are kind, honest, and brave.

A community of the nations, representing and celebrating the diversity of east Charlotte and the world. Students are global thinkers who understand themselves in the context of the world.

A community of families supporting each other to help our children thrive in school and life.



Our educational program provides:

Personalized instruction where over 80% of instruction takes place in small-group settings.

Exceptional teachers hand-picked for their instructional expertise and ability to bring out the best in your child.

Systematic synthetic phonics instruction to build strong readers for life.

We teach a deep, conceptual understanding of math as a coherent body of knowledge.

We build character through virtue education focused on an understanding of human dignity, a context greater than one’s self, and the belief in giving of self to a greater cause.

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Our Location

Movement School Eastland will be located at 5249 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28212.



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Movement School is committed to building amazing schools; accessible to all. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, socioeconomic status, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or sex. All are welcome, loved, and valued. We are a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.



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