Mountain Island Charter School


Mountain Island Charter School is a K-12 tuition-free public school that serves the educational needs of students living in North Carolina counties surrounding Mount Holly, NC. The majority of students live in the greater Charlotte area. MICS offers three academic tracks designed to support academic needs and career interests: College Preparatory, Career Preparatory, and  Occupational Course of Study. MICS offers Honors and AP classes to students who demonstrate success in the prerequisites.


Mountain Island Charter School offers a traditional curriculum while instilling character values and leadership development within a positive, challenging learning environment. Students, teachers, staff, and parents will be encouraged to lead by example through their positive impact on and service to each other, their school, and their community. We endeavor to promote and foster excellence, wisdom, integrity, and perseverance within our students to enable them to be successful in today's complex and diverse society.


Together we will SOAR by...

Serving our community and world as

Outstanding leaders who

Achieve through

Respect and responsibility


Academic Excellence

Positive Character



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1st Day of School For Teachers
Date: 8/9/2021
Back To School night (K-12)
Date: 8/12/2021
1st Day of School For Students
Date: 8/16/2021
No School for Students & Staff: Labor Day
Date: 9/6/2021
Middle School Fall Dance
Date: 9/24/2021, 5 PM 9 PM
Location: MS (D) Gym

News and Announcements

MS Fall Sport Tryouts - August 2, 2021

You must pre-register via ParentSquare prior to trying out (link below). Check out the team pages on our website for additional details. If you are new to MICS and are having trouble registering your child via ParentSquare, email Ms. Bennett at

HS Fall sports tryouts - Monday, August 2, 2021

Athletes must pre-register!
Varsity Women's Tennis:
Varsity Cross Country:
JV/Varsity Women's Volleyball:
JV/Varsity Men's Soccer:
JV/Varsity Football:

After School Care Registration (2021-2022)

After school care will be available for students in grades K-8. Click on the link to sign up! To learn more information about our after school care program, check out the After School Care tab on our website.

School Supply Lists

School supply lists are now available for students in grades K-8. High school students will get their syllabus for each class at back to school night as they go through their schedule.

Summer Assignments

Summer assignments for AP courses and Honors English IV have been posted under school programs as well.

The MS/HS summer learning for 2021 is an optional program for students to engage in math and reading curriculum over the summer.

2021-2022 Dress Code

For Middle School Students: In addition to the typical collared shirts, the school is now permitting students in grades 6-8 to wear shirts "provided by the Raptor Wearhouse, MICS-approved spirit packs, or an MICS athletic team AND have an official MICS logo or official MICS team logo."

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