Students in Matthews are served by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District, including three elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools enrolling students in this area. There are several private school options, as well.
Schools in this area include Crown Point Elementary School, Matthews Elementary School, Crestdale Middle School, Mint Hill Middle School, Queens Grant Charter High School, Independence High School, and David W. Butler High School. Crestdale Middle School has been ranked in the top 25 Charlotte area middle schools by Niche.com. Butler High School has been ranked in the top 30 high schools in the Charlotte region by Niche.com, as well as #20 as a best college prep high school in the Charlotte region.
Those seeking education opportunities past high school will find Central Piedmont Community College, New Life Theological Seminary, The Art Institute of Charlotte, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte within 15 miles of Matthews.