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Elementary School
School Information:
7101 Idlewild Road
Charlotte, NC 28212
Courier # 424
P: 980-343-6411 | F: 980-343-6499
Principal: Larenda Denien
LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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School Mission
We are committed to sustaining an enthusiastic culture, high expectations, and genuine relationships.​
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Oct 30End of Quarter 1
Oct 31No School-Teacher Workday
Nov 12No Schoo l- Holiday
Nov 21 - 23No School - Thanksgiving Break
Dec 5Early Release
Dec 19No School-Teacher Workday
Dec 20 - Jan 1No School-Winter Break
Jan 2No School-Teacher Workday
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Dr. Ronald P. Simpson Award - #1 Magnet School in America 2017

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National Certified Magnet School

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Idlewild Elementary is proud to be one of the first 55 nationally certified magnet schools, providing high-quality, innovative programs that promote choice, diversity and excellence!

National Magnet School of Excellence 2016-2017

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National Magnet School of Excellence 2015-2016

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National Magnet School of Excellence 2014-2015

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National Magnet School of Excellence 2012-2013

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