Altruria Elementary School

Altruria Spelling Bee Winner and Runners Up

Altruria shows big school spirit!

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

Tiger 2K

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

Altruria night at the BHS football game

3rd grade loves LeBonhuer!

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


The PTO surprised Ms. Johnson with this awesome arrangement!

The chocolate fountain was a favorite at Career Day 

Altruria kids love to read!

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

Future Bartlett Panthers!

sPiRiT dAy!

Altruria teachers are the "balm"!

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

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

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park


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

Welcome to Bartlett, Chick-Fil-A!

Congratulations, Mrs. Engle!

Pounding out the TNReady!

These kindergarteners led us in the pledge! 

Any way you slice it, we are TNReady!

The book fair was a huge success!

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

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

Most Spirited Class 17-18!

Altruria shows its Tiger Pride! #respectthestripes

Celebrating Ms. Johnson's birthday!

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

Our summer choir performed at the BCS System Wide Address!

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

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

Thank you, Chick-Fil-A!

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

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

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

Cheering for the Panthers!

Congratulations, Altruria!

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

Dip in to TNReady!

The school with heart!

We have Cracker Jack teachers!

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

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

PTO lunch for American Education Week!

B Ready Day! #AltruriaReady

Fifth Grade Field Trip to Shiloh National Military Park

Boxtop prizes! 

January Tech Night at Lenny's 

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

A successful Maker Faire project: Broom 2.0

Hearts for LeBonheur

Learning how a pharmacist helps people at Career Day

We're NACHO average school!

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

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

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

We mustache you to say no to drugs!

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

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

Altruria night at the Bartlett Panthers' football game

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

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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