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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: Central Learning Community
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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Current Calendar Events
Oct 16 - 20Idlewild Spirit Week
Oct 16 - 20Book Fair
Oct 19Fireside Family Read Night
Oct 26LI/TD Magnet Open House
Oct 26LI/TD Magnet Open House
Oct 27Last Day of Quarter 1
Oct 28CMS AIG Parent Day
Oct 30Teacher Workday - No school for students
Oct 31Classroom Fall Celebrations
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Dr. Ronald P. Simpson Award - #1 Magnet School in America 2017

(select the link above to read the Charlotte Observer article about our amazing school)

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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