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Tate Elementary School

406 Catcher Road
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3130
Fax: (479) 471-3158

Principal: Robert Childers
Counselor: Kathy Smith
Secretary: Amanda Bowen

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Schools Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grades: K -5
School Colors: Black and gold
School Mascot: Tiger
School Creed:
Today I choose a higher road and a better way,
Always looking to the future.
Today I choose to learn all that I can, because
Every day counts!
By holding myself in mind, body and character to a higher standard than anyone else expects,
I will Earn My Stripes!

Mission Statement:
We believe that by building self-esteem through Character Education, Tate students will attain their full potential and face the future with self-confidence, while promoting lifelong learning and strong knowledge of the world around them.

School Year: 2014-2015
Grade 05: 0
Grade 04: 0
Grade 03: 0
Grade 02: 0
Grade 01: 0
Kindergarten: 0

Enrollment: 0
Attendance: 94%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13/1
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Teachers - Regular Education: 86%
Teachers - Special Education: 14%

Achievements:
North Central Accredited, Core Knowledge Grant recipient.

Special Programs:
Rise and Shine, Title I School-Wide Program, Music, Physical Education, Instructional Support Teacher, Quiz Bowl, Reading Recovery, ESL, Art.

Technology:
Twelve station media lab in the media center plus Compass Learning Lab. Library has an online card catalogue and a big screen television. Each classroom is connected to both cable TV and PrimeStar. Math students are provided calculators as needed. A computer is available in each classroom for instructional use, e-mail and Internet. A Smart Board is available for classroom use. Computer/DVD projection display system available in cafeteria

Parent Involvement Opportunities:
Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Parent Volunteer Program, chaperons for field trips, homeroom mothers, Volunteer Tutoring Program.

Elementary Schools:

City Heights Elementary
King Elementary
Parkview Elementary
Rena Elementary
Tate Elementary
Central Elementary School

Middle Schools:

Northridge Middle School
Butterfield Middle School

VBHS Freshman Academy

Coleman Campus

Senior High School:

Van Buren High School

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Center For Art & Education
NCA Van Buren School District
2221 Pointer Trail East
Van Buren, AR 72956
479-474-7942

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