We strive to better our students through educational experiences both in and out of the classroom. TJ Elder Middle School is a safe place for students to tackle obstacles and accomplish all of their goals. We offer a variety of opportunities to help students be the best version of themselves, while having some fun along the way.



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Each month, T.J. Elder Middle School will highlight its Teachers/Staff that exhibit leadership behavior that is recognized by his/her peers.

These are teacher spotlights for the month of August:

6th grade: Kenya Davis- helping her students and adjusting to her new teaching environment

7th grade: Befaney Roberson- collaborating with others and helping the day go smoothly

8th grade: Latronda Jones- helping fellow teacher with using different computer programs and feeling welcomed

Sped: Jhanequa Pierce- being a supportive mentor and role model

Connections: Kira Mantey- staying so positive working with all three schools in our district

Support Staff: Juaquasha Hackley: always staying calm in emergency situations

Other teachers mentioned were:

April Barnes, Regina Hall, Maxine Thomas, Kimberly Watkins, Pamela Duckworth, Teresa McPherson, Emma Macklin, Kimberly Toliver, Lauren Sheppard, Shenequa Pierce, Stephanie Sellars, Terehaun Darrisaw

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At TJ Elder Middle School, we empower students to ask insightful questions, explore disciplinary boundaries and confront conventional ways of thinking.



At TJ Elder Middle School, students receive so much more than an ordinary education. We pride ourselves on creating a unique, exciting environment that embraces all types of learners and promotes growth both academically and personally. Students and families are also welcomed into a dynamic and supportive community.

Interested in learning more about TJ Elder Middle School? We invite you to keep exploring our website, and get in touch with questions about our values, academics, community and more.

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