Altruria Elementary School


Celebrating Ms. Johnson's birthday!

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

B Ready Day! #AltruriaReady

Dip in to TNReady!

Future Bartlett Panthers!

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

Our summer choir performed at the BCS System Wide Address!

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

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

We're NACHO average school!

Cheering for the Panthers!

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

3rd grade loves LeBonhuer!

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

Thank you, Chick-Fil-A!

The PTO surprised Ms. Johnson with this awesome arrangement!

Tiger 2K

Welcome to Bartlett, Chick-Fil-A!

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

Altruria Spelling Bee Winner and Runners Up

Altruria shows big school spirit!

Pounding out the TNReady!

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

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

Congratulations, Mrs. Engle!

Learning how a pharmacist helps people at Career Day

The school with heart!

Altruria night at the BHS football game

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

Boxtop prizes! 

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

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

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

January Tech Night at Lenny's 

The book fair was a huge success!

Altruria teachers are the "balm"!

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

A successful Maker Faire project: Broom 2.0

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

sPiRiT dAy!

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

Hearts for LeBonheur

These kindergarteners led us in the pledge! 

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

Congratulations, Altruria!


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

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

We have Cracker Jack teachers!

Most Spirited Class 17-18!

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

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

Any way you slice it, we are TNReady!

We mustache you to say no to drugs!

Altruria kids love to read!

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

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

The chocolate fountain was a favorite at Career Day 

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

Altruria shows its Tiger Pride! #respectthestripes

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

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

PTO lunch for American Education Week!

Altruria night at the Bartlett Panthers' football game

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

News & Announcements

We need your help!

We are still in need of proctors for next week's testing! Please email or call the office if you can help!

The Tigers are ready to ROCK the test!

We have worked so hard to prepare for this test, and we will be having special spirit days each day of the testing window! Please see the schedule for each day's theme!

Happy Birthday, Ms. Johnson!

We had a fun filled early, surprise birthday party for Ms. Johnson! It is getting harder to surprise her each year, so our amazing friend from Local Memphis Live, Amy Speropoulos came and helped us out! Ms. Johnson, we sure hope you enjoyed your special day... You deserve it!

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Bulletin Board

January Technology Night
2017 - 2018 Supply Lists
Altruria Night at Baby Jacks BBQ!
Watch Altruria events LIVE!
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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

Last Day of School
Date: 5/24/2018
5th Grade Awards Ceremony
Date: 5/23/2018, 10 AM 11 AM
k-5 Field Day
Date: 5/22/2018
PS Field Day
Date: 5/21/2018
Kindergarten Celebration
Date: 5/18/2018


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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