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Elementary School
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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Talent Development and Learning Immersion


Idlewild was awarded the Ronald P. Simpson Award, making our school the #1 magnet school in the nation.

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Magnet Coordinator  -  Amanda Kershner-Helms
Talent Development  Teacher  -  Erin Brodd

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​Please see the LI TD Lottery Statement.pdf for important information and answers to some of the questions you may have about enrolling in an LI/TD Magnet for the 2019-2020 school year. 

If you have any questions, please feel to reach out to our Magnet Coordinator, Amanda Helms at or you can contact our Lead TD Catalyst Teacher, Erin Brodd at

2016-2017 National Magnet School of Excellence

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2015-2016 National Magnet School of Excellence

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2014-2015 National Magnet School of Excellence

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2012-2013 National Magnet School of Excellence

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Please visit the Idlewild Elementary Magnet Weebly for more information, please click here.

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