North Kannapolis Elementary


School News

Welcome to North Kannapolis Elementary School!

  • Dr. Pelusi

    Welcome to North Kannapolis Elementary School

    North Kannapolis Elementary School is a PreK-5 school of approximately 300 students and 49 staff members located in Kannnapolis, NC. Our school has been around for generations and a lot of our students' parents and grandparents attended. We have a wonderful staff with newer faces, but veteran teachers who have been at this school for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on teaching the whole child as social and emotional skills are just as important as academics. We grow every student and meet them where they are.


    North Kannapolis offers the following

    • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
    • Art, Music, Physical Education, and Media (Library)
    • 1 to 1 Technology in grades K-5
    • NC PreK Program For 4 Year Olds (Cabarrus and Rowan County Residents)
    • Before School Care
    • Girls Who Code Club
    • Quarterly Family Events and Celebrations
    • Blended Technology Approach
    • 5-2-1-0 Wellness School
    • X2F Fitness Program (Internal/Sports Training with Students)
    • Small Classroom Sizes to increase student differentiation
    • AIG (Academically and Intellectually Gifted)
    • PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Support)
    • Counseling Program (Full time school counselor)
    • In house Social Worker (part time)
    • English Language Learner Services

    Fast Facts about North Kannapolis

    • NKE sits in Rowan County
    • Highest number of school choice requests out of all KCS elementary schools
    • Full time dedicated STEM teacher
    • Rooted in community tradition as one of the longest standing schools in KCS
    • We provided approximately 700 meals our families during the 19-20 school year