The Open Door School

Open Door follows the Progressive philosophy of education. Progressive education is a movement that was first described by John Dewey in the beginning of the last century. Its mission is to help children grow into self-confident, ethical members of society.

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Contact Information

Office Hours: M-F, 9:00-3:00
Director: Sheila Locklear
Telephone: 704-364-1521

Our annual Open House will be Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 6:30-8:00 PM. You do not need to pre-register to attend; however the event is intended for adults only. Attending Open House will increase your chances of getting a space, but if you cannot make it, be sure to schedule a tour by emailing us at A tour or open house is required to enroll your child.

Enrollment for the 2016/2017 school year will begin at Open House on February 2 and run through February 29, 2016.

Registration for the Positive Discipline workshops has closed. If you would still like to attend, you will need to purchase your own workbook at and bring it with you to both sessions.