• About Us:
    George W. Truett Elementary School is noted for its commitment to excellence in the classroom and beyond. The school community endeavors to live up to the respected reputation of the person for whom thes chool was named, who selflessly dedicated his life to the service of others as minister of First Baptist Dallas.
    The climate at Truett Elementary fosters and promotes lifelong learning as the expectation for all. Students receive quality, rigorous instruction that meets the needs of diverse learning styles. Teachers avail themselves to current research-based professional learning to increase their effectiveness in the learning environment. Parents participate in campus projects and workshops.
    Truett is located in the heart of historic East Dallas. The diversity of our school mirrors that of the district;learning, embracing, celebrating, and meshing the rich cultural heritages of Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and an emerging population of recent immigrants.


    Vision: Transition all students to secondary education on track to be College and Career Ready graduates.
    Mission: Ensure excellence in education for all students through smart work, hard work and teamwork.
    Core Beliefs:
    Effective and well-trained teachers with a growth mindset are key to raising student achievement

    Quality instruction for all students is a right, not a privilege.
    Students must be supported in a safe environment that ensures success.
    Parents and community members are vital to the development and academic success of each student, and we must bridge disconnects among all stakeholders.
    Despite demographics, exposing students to many arenas of greatness creates opportunities to raise readiness levels.