Palisades Park
Elementary School
15321 York Road
Charlotte, NC 28278
Courier #: 493
P: 980-343-9895  |  F: 980-343-2453 
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Grades: K-5
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Meet Your Administrators

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Principal Steffes

  • Received a Bachelor of  Arts in Early Childhood Education from UNC Charlotte in 1996
  • Received Master of School Administration from UNC Charlotte in 2004
  • This is my 13th year working as Principal in CMS.
  • Devoted Carolina Panther Fan.
  • Possess high expectations for a strong academic and fun loving environment


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Assistant Principal Nix

  • Received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Winthrop University in 2000.
  • Received Master of Educational Leadership from Wingate University in 2011.
  • This is my 17th year in CMS, 8th as an administrator.
  • Enjoy attending stand-up comedy shows and concerts
  • Huge fan of Charlotte professional sports teams.


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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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