Our Mission

The mission of the Socrates Academy is to work in partnership with parents and community to encourage our students to reach their full potential by developing critical, analytical thinking skills and becoming self-confident in a high achieving, multicultural, disciplined environment. Particular emphasis is placed on developing proficiency in reading, writing, and mathematics both in English and Greek through the use of the Socratic Method.





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After-School Enrichment Information






The Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy will be conducting a chess club enrichment program at Socrates Academy this school year. The Charlotte Chess Center currently teaches over 700 students in over 15 Charlotte area schools. 


The Charlotte Chess Center’s top coaches have years of experience teaching and follow an advanced curriculum that has helped build championship level teams.

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GOLF SQUAD - Start Date Monday, October 16th from 3:50 pm to 4:50 pm

Session Length: 6 Class Hours

Class Dates: October 16, October 23, [NO CLASS-October 30], November 6, November 13, November 20, November 27

Cost: $135

Students Meet: Main Building's Main Office  |  Classes begin at: 3:50 p.m.

PARENTS pick up students no later than 4:50 pm in the Bus Loop (Staff Parking Lot)

PLEASE be prompt at pick up as PGA Professionals often return to clubs immediately following classes

All Golf Squads are instructed by golf industry professionals. Everything essential is provided (Golf Squad Handbooks, hats, all clubs, training equipment, etc). Classes will be instructed appropriately to suit the needs of new students as well as continuing students. Parents will receive weekly class emails describing what students will be doing and learning in class.

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ARTS AND CRAFTS/Holiday Gift Art Enrichment


Let your scholar get creative and take the stress out of holiday gift giving. Join the fun afterschool as we get crafty with art! Many types of media and technique will be explored including painting, paper maché and and recycled art. We have fun projects in store with a few that will be wrapped and ready to gift for the holidays! 

Grades: K-8

Session Length: 12 Weeks

Meets on: Mondays 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Class Dates: October/9, 16, 23    November/6,13,20, 27,  and December 4, 11, 18

Cost: $200

Students Meet: K-3 - Computer lab with afterschool, 4th-5th meet with after school group at entrance to 4th and 5th building and middle school will go directly to Multipurpose Room

Parents Pick Up: Multi-Purpose Room

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Stay tuned for Fall Enrichments

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Stay tuned for Fall Enrichments



Running Owls - Girls Running Program

Session Length: Week of October 9th-week of Dec 4th-- 5k date TBD

Cost: $80 Students

Meet: Picnic Tables by the 4th & 5th Grade Building

Parents Pick Up: No later than 4:45pm at the picnic tables by the 4th & 5th grade building. PLEASE be prompt at pick up!


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Socrates Academy 3909 Weddington Rd, Matthews, NC 28105-6673   Phone: 704.321.1711   Fax: 704.321.1714