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2945 Johnston-Oehler Road
Charlotte, NC 28269
Courier #: 409
P: 980-343-9915  |  F: 980-343-9913 
Principal: Brenda Mills
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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New Principal named for Parkside Elementary 

Brenda Mills was named Principal at Parkside Elementary.

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Ms. Mills has been Assistant Principal at Joseph W. Grier Academy since 2020 and was Assistant Principal at Parkside from 2015 to 2020.


Ms. Mills was Dean of Students and Multi-class Leader at Barnette Elementary from 2013 to 2015; a Principal Intern, Teacher and Literacy Facilitator at Highland Creek Elementary from 2007 to 2013; and a Teacher at Dilworth Elementary from 1999 to 2007.


Ms. Mills earned a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Johnson C. Smith University and a Master of Education: Curriculum and Supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


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Parkside Elementary

2945 Johnston Oehler Road

Charlotte, NC 28269

(Phone) -  980-343-9915

(Fax) – 980-343-9913



School Hours - 8:15 AM – 3:15 PM

Arrival Time - the front doors open @ 7:45 AM

Dismissal by car, bus and van is @ 3:15 PM


 Free Breakfast is available to all students.

Upon arrival, if students wish to eat breakfast, they should report to the cafeteria

Breakfast ends @ 8:10 AM


Tardy Bell - First warning bell rings at 8:10 AM, students should be seated in class before 8:15 AM, or they will be marked Tardy for the day.


Car Rider Dismissal - please have your car tags displayed for pickup.

If you do not have a car tag, you will need to come into the office to get one and return to the car line to pick up your child.

 Children are not be dismissed from the office.



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