Altruria Elementary School

Congratulations, Coders! 2nd Semester Coding Club completed the Hour of Code Challenge!

Thank you, Bartlett City Schools, for providing us with safe glasses to witness the solar eclipse!

Author Shay Gomez shared her book and her message about kindness. 

Final Four snacks for our champion! Congratulations, Ms. Johnson!

The chocolate fountain was a favorite at Career Day 

Altruria recognized First Responders and Military at our annual 9/11 ceremony. 

Dip in to TNReady!

Tiger 2K

Nurses talk about all the ways they help people at Career Day

Future Bartlett Panthers!

Thank you, Chick-Fil-A!

The PTO surprised Ms. Johnson with this awesome arrangement!

Congratulations, Altruria!

The book fair was a huge success!

Hearts for LeBonheur

Congratulations to our coders for completing their #hourofcode! Coding Club is just one of over 20 clubs here at Altruria!

Altruria shows big school spirit!

A successful Maker Faire project: Broom 2.0

These kindergarteners led us in the pledge! 

The school with heart!

 Our friends from the Fire Department came to the 9/11 Ceremony 

Any way you slice it, we are TNReady!

Learning about all the ways FedEx helps our community at Career Day

Altruria shows its Tiger Pride! #respectthestripes

Pounding out the TNReady!

Boxtop prizes! 

We mustache you to say no to drugs!

PTO lunch for American Education Week!


Altruria night at the BHS football game

B Ready Day! #AltruriaReady

Ms. Johnson is getting the teachers' kids ready for school!

The key to our future is being drug free! #redribbonweek

A geologist teaches about rocks all over the world at Career Day

3rd grade loves LeBonhuer!

Cheering for the Panthers!

Celebrating Ms. Johnson's birthday!

Our future is so bright, we have to wear shades!

Dr. Stephens joined the Altruria Faculty for faculty meeting to celebrate being a Reward School!

The 2nd Grade performing  "A Star Spangled Salute"!

The Great American Eclipse 2017! Check out all these parents who joined us!

Learning how a pharmacist helps people at Career Day

Welcome to Bartlett, Chick-Fil-A!

A special thank you to the Pig on Beale for providing the faculty and staff with a delicious lunch!


Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

Party at the playground for the top raising classes for Tiger 2K!

We're NACHO average school!

Our summer choir performed at the BCS System Wide Address!

Altruria night at the Bartlett Panthers' football game

Altruria teachers are the "balm"!

January Tech Night at Lenny's 

Altruria’s first class of Kindergarten students as part of BCS has now completed the FIRST GRADE!!!!!

Most Spirited Class 17-18!

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

Altruria Spelling Bee Winner and Runners Up

Altruria kids love to read!

Thank you, Chick-Fil-A! We love our bookcase!

sPiRiT dAy!

We've got spirit, yes we do! We've got spirit, how 'bout you?!

Parents loved Altruria when they were students here that they send their own children to Altruria, too!

Checking for germs! A nurse teaches about clean hands at Career Day

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

Congratulations, Ms. Johnson, on being named BCS Principal of the Year! We are so proud of you!

Congratulations, Mrs. Engle!

We have Cracker Jack teachers!

News & Announcements

Welcome to Altruria, Mrs. Combs!

Hello my new Altruria family!! I hope everyone is enjoying their summer break:0) My name is Amber Combs. I have been teaching kindergarten for the past ten years, but I am very excited to start my first year at Altruria teaching first grade!! I have been married to my amazing husband Steven for ten years and we now have 3 handsome boys!! Thank you so much for all the love you have already shown me and I look forward to getting to know everyone very soon.

Welcome to Altruria, Mrs. Moore!

A message from our new 4th grade co-teacher:

My name is Mandy Moore; this will be my 7th year teaching. I’ve taught Special Education Kindergarten through 5th grade, and this will be my first year co-teaching. I graduated from Western Kentucky University with my Bachelors in Special Education and from Arkansas State University with my Masters in Educational Theory and Practice. I’ve been married to my husband for 7 years, and we have a 2 year old little girl. In my spare time, I love to paint, read, hang out with friends, and spend time with my family. I attended Altruria as a student, and I’m so excited to return as a teacher!

Welcome to Altruria, Coach Spicer!

A message from Coach Spicer:

My name is Colton Spicer. I graduated from the University of Memphis with a degree in Physical Education. I enjoy hunting, fishing, and playing different sports. Looking forward to being at Altruria!

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Principal's Message

Welcome to Altruria Elementary School! My name is Marva Johnson, and it is my pleasure to serve as principal. Our mission at is to provide the best education by meeting the needs of every student. Our school is part of the Bartlett City Schools (BCS) district led by Dr. David A. Stephens, Tennessee’s 2017 Superintendent of the Year. BCS operates a total of eleven schools and was honored to be named an “Exemplary District” in 2014-2015 by the Tennessee Department of Education. You can find more information about our school and school district at 

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Upcoming Events

B Ready Day
Date: 8/7/2018
Kindergarten Parent Meeting
Date: 8/9/2018, 4 PM 5 PM
1st Day of School

Date: 8/13/2018
4th Grade Parent Meeting
Date: 8/14/2018, 7:15 AM 7:45 AM
1st Grade Parent Meeting
Date: 8/14/2018, 3:15 PM 4 PM


Congratulations, Mrs. Spriggs!

Congratulations to Ashley Spriggs, Music Teacher at Altruria.
Mrs. Spriggs is the brainstorm and director behind the Bartlett
City Schools’ Elementary Honor Choir!!!!
Mrs. Spriggs and all elementary music teachers in Bartlett
Schools teamed up form an outstanding choir that has
performed several times including on Channel 24 Fox Morning Show!!
Thank you, Ashley, for this vision coming to fruition!!!!

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