About KCS

Experience The Difference of Kannapolis City Schools


Kannapolis City Schools surrounds one of the world’s premiere centers of scientific discovery: the NC Research Campus. It is an extraordinary school system focused on Creating the Future. Students achieve unparalleled success. Our students are state champions in Culinary Arts, Robotics, Restaurant Services, Internet Networking, and Wrestling. We are one of only four NC school districts named to the College Board’s Advanced Placement Honor Roll.

Our students benefit from a comprehensive array of programs and resources that are unmatched anywhere in the state. We offer Global Studies, Dual Language Immersion, the area’s only A+ Arts program, innovative online learning, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Performing Arts, and much more. We also feature a highly acclaimed STEM Academy as well as exclusive partnerships with the NC Research Campus. In addition, our 5,500 students learn from teachers that are rated among the most effective in the region.

KCS has an acclaimed technology program, a host of STEM Fellows teaching throughout the district, and we have earned accreditation from the largest organization of education professionals in the world: AdvancEd. (Click here to see more Fast Facts) With these outstanding advantages and the tremendous support of our families and community, we are truly CREATING THE FUTURE.

  • Creating The Future

  • A WONDERful Place

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