Parkside Principal Brenda Mills 


    Principal Brenda Mills


    Prior to be named Principal @ Parkside in 2021,  

    Ms. Mills  was the Assistant Principal at Joseph W. Grier Academy for the 2020-2021 school year

    and 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.


     Email Principal Mills @  brendaj.green@cms.k12.nc.us


    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.