Thank you very much for your interest, and for taking time to get to know us better.· As our guest, we encourage you to browse through our site in order to become more familiar with who we are and what we can do for you and your child.
Although we have done our best to reasonably represent our school online, there is no substitute for the real thing.· Therefore, we would like to personally invite you to Tate’s to meet our staff, tour the campus, and experience the Tate’s difference for yourself.· Should you have questions or like to schedule a tour you may contact us by phone or e-mail.
Mark Your Calendars for Tate's Regional Science Fair!
Tate's School will host it's 13th Annual Regional Science Fair on April 6, 7 & 8 (2014). The three-day event invites students from across the East Tennessee area to participate in Life Science, Earth Science and Physical Science categories. A panel of judges from local universities, the Oak Ridge National Labs, area hospitals and other related fields will be on hand to judge the projects. Registration forms are available on our Events page!
To nurture and work with pre-school through fifth grade age children to promote academic excellence, assist in their intellectual development, and mentor them in their moral evolution to the point that they are capable of becoming successful, productive, accountable young men and women of sound character and reputation.
Ages 3 to 11 are the most formative years in a child's education. That's why Tate's has chosen to focus strictly on pre-K through fifth grade in order to prepare students of that age group with the foundation they need in order to achieve academic excellence as they move up the educational ladder.
It is not enough to simply provide students with rudimentary skills and pass them on to another grade level. While a solid base is crucial to future success, children must be positively challenged and taught how to surpass basic standards of accomplishment. As a result, all of our resources – instructional, personnel, campus, etc. are dedicated to bringing out the full potential of our student population to help them perform with a much higher degree of academic proficiency.
As part of our mission, we are also dedicated to assisting our students with their character development. Ethical behavior such as telling the truth, assuming personal responsibility, respect for authority, respect for fellow students, self discipline, punctuality, and other life skills are regularly taught. Consequently, discipline issues are extremely rare, as are negative influences.
At Tate's School, we are committed to providing your child with a safe, nurturing environment that will:
To learn more about donating to Tate's Foundation, please contact our office at (865) 693-3021.