At C.A. Tatum Jr. Elementary School, our mission is to inspire students to academic excellence and social success by celebrating diversity, committing to positive character, and preparing students to become lifelong learners. We strive to provide an atmosphere that is conducive to a positive teaching and learning experience for the entire school community.
Since our inception in 2006, TEAM TATUM has implemented many innovative programs and practices that have resulted in increased career and college-ready paths for our students. In addition, our school continues its focus on character education as a gateway to promoting academic success and citizenship.
We encourage and embrace parental involvement to connect school and home. We host monthly principal coffees; pastries for parents; parent workshops; science, reading, and math family events; and family nights at various restaurants. We promote volunteerism as a way for parents and the community to become an integral part of students' educational experience. Other parent involvement opportunities include an active PTO, and serving on the Site-Based Decision Making committee.