All three of my children have attended James R. Tate Elementary. They are bright and personable children who were taught well and very loved during their time at Tate. The school is rurally located with many students in poverty. I think that must make it very challenging for the teachers, but you would not know it if you visited there. Most of the staff is very friendly and loving to the students. I have always felt welcome there. The school has several parent events and encourages all families to get involved.