Altruria Elementary School

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News & Announcements

Welcome, Mr. Tartera!

Altruria Elementary is pleased to announce that Taylor Tartera has been selected as the new Assistant Principal at Altruria Elementary School beginning with the 2020-2021 school year.

Mr. Tartera received his Master’s degree in Teaching from Christian Brothers University and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Memphis, where he is pursuing his Doctoral degree in Leadership and Policy. Mr. Tartera has spent the past seven years in a local charter school where he has held multiple roles including teacher, team lead, instructional coach with emphasis on Curriculum and Instruction, and his most recent position as Lower School Dean. Taylor is thrilled to continue his educational journey at Altruria Elementary School, where he will work alongside the administration as Assistant Principal. Mr. Tartera returns to the Bartlett community after attending Appling Middle and graduating from Bartlett High and is ready to give back to his hometown. You can find him spending his free time volunteering as a youth advisor at his home church, enjoying the city, and spending time with his wife and three Boston terriers.

Ms. Marva Johnson, Principal at Altruria Elementary School, stated, “I am so excited to have Mr. Tartera as a part of the Administrative team. Being a Bartlett native, he brings a community perspective that is part of our philosophy. Mr. Tartera is truly going to be an asset to Altruria.
He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will allow our “amazing” school to become even GREATER! Mr. Tartera is so excited to become an ALTRURIA TIGER and together we are looking forward to an outstanding year together.

Kindergarten and New Student Registration for 2020-21

Registration will begin April 27 and will be completed remotely. All new students must sign up for a date and time in order to start the registration process.
Sign up for a time when Ms. Gingery can call you and go over your Registration paperwork. She will email you the Enrollment Data Form before your call and will need that and all required documents emailed to her at before your appointment.
You will need to email me copies of the following information:
Certified Birth Certificate (not mother's copy)
Social Security Card
TN Immunization Certificate and Proof of Physical
Custody or Guardianship paperwork - if needed
I will also need: TWO Proofs of Residency
MLGW Current (NOT Bartlett Water)
Mortgage Statement
Lease or Rental Agreement
Here's the link:

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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

Teacher Appreciation Week

Date: 5/8/2020
Teacher Appreciation Week

Date: 5/7/2020
Teacher Appreciation Week

Date: 5/6/2020
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Date: 5/5/2020
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Date: 5/4/2020


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