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Farragut Press Middle School Coverage

June 15, 2015
By Tate's School

The Farragut Press reported on our Middle School expansion on Thursday, June 11, 2015. Below is an excerpt from the article:

"To mark the school’s 47th year, Tate’s School formally announced Thursday, May 14, that it will be expanding into the middle school grades in the fall of 2015. Tate’s School’s executive management team has adopted a managed growth strategy that will offer two sixth-grade classes for the 2015/16 school year and expand one grade each consecutive year until seventh and eighth grades have been added by 2017. Classr-ooms are being renovated now on a newly dedicated section of the 52-acre campus. The classrooms feature exposed logs and wooden beams. Small class sizes of 16 students each will allow for personalized instruction. 

“Parents and alumni have been asking me for many years to offer classes through the eighth grade” Lou L. Tate, director and founder of Tate’s, said. “Our hallmark has always been helping students develop a strong sense of moral character in tandem with a rigorous academic curriculum. Our middle school will allow us to further prepare our students to enter high school as role models in the community, confident in themselves, their abilities, and in their service to others.”

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