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Welcome Letter

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Dear John Pittard Families,

Welcome to John Pittard Elementary School!! It is our sincere hope each child will have a year of joyful learning and positive relationships that will lead to an extraordinary elementary experience. To our pre k and kindergarten families, welcome to this new experience!  To our first through sixth grade families, welcome back! We are so happy you have returned. Whether it is your first or seventh year with us, this will be one of tremendous growth for all and we are excited for your child (ren) embark on this journey with us!

Elementary school is such a special time in a student’s life. We want students and their families to create wonderful memories in the classrooms and halls of John Pittard Elementary. It is our mission for all of our students to have enriching experiences in a safe and inclusive setting while a part of the Pittard family. The faculty and staff are committed to building a strong learning community by developing strong relationships with parents, students, community partners and our colleagues. As we work together, we will propel John Pittard into becoming a premiere elementary school in Tennessee.

We will continue to focus on developing strong literacy and numeracy skills and providing our students with STEAM based instruction. We have dedicated and professional educators who deliver meaningful and intentional instruction each day. Our expectations are high for each student; we meet them where they are and motivate students each day to do their best. We want your child to love coming to school, and we want you to feel the same way!

John Pittard Elementary is family of learners, supporting one another as we work together to accomplish great things. So, thank you for entrusting us with your child (ren) every day, as we educate them for life!

Every student. Every day. Whatever it takes!


Dr. Christy Robinson, Principal

Dr. Kennye Holt, Assistant Principal