« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
K-5
Public district
Tullahoma, TN
Students enrolled: 374
 

Contact this school

313 Layne Street
Tullahoma, TN 37388

(931) 464-2637
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Robert E Lee Elementary School address.

May 18, 2015
I am utterly disappointed by the school. It is a factory, drilling test standards into our children's heads with zero regard for the development of several important skills, including creativity, enthusiasm, and excitement for learning. It seems that no one is interested and going above and beyond to give our children the well rounded and developmentally appropriate educational experience they deserve and are more interested in doing the bare minimum and passing the buck. The school community is closed off and not interested in generating ideas that would help make the school a better place. There are many improvements that need to be made, including leaks in the roof of the school that have obviously been there for several years. There are some good hearted teachers who do try to do their best for our kids, but the system and environment make that very difficult to accomplish. There are many great schools out there, unfortunately for my children, RE Lee is not one of them.

- submitted by a parent

June 06, 2014
Robert E. Lee is a fabulous school with excellent leadership and teachers. Our community loves this school.

- submitted by a community member

October 02, 2013
The schools Leadership needs its priorities greatly reorganized. The school did not meet expectations, at all. However, the front desk workers are very kind and efficient and they have some caring and well rounded teachers. The school has great potential under different authority.

- submitted by a parent

August 30, 2009
The great thing about this shool is that you can chek in whenever you need to. I have had 2 kids atend this school. The politics are rediculous and I have found that it is more important to monior talking than making sure some of the kids are reading on their grade level.

- submitted by a parent

August 29, 2009
We have 2 kids at REL school and we love the teachers, principal and the high standards of education. My 4th grader has 30 tough spelling words each week and he thrives on learning them. The best elem in Middle TN!

- submitted by a parent

July 26, 2009
A wonderful place to work. Dr. Holland is supportive of her staff and the parents are eager to work with their children at home.The overall atmosphere lives up to our motto..'Reaching for Success.'

- submitted by a teacher

July 26, 2009
Both of my stepsons attended and I was very pleased with the insights of the teachers. They went beyond what was in the books and taught the 'whole' child. A wonderful school and town.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 22, 2008
We love this top rated school and actually moved to the specific neighborhood we moved to to be in this school district. The principal cares and the teachers really educate your children. They taught my first grader not only to read to have a passion for reading. We have to force him to put down the books and go to bed, he just cannot get enough. Absolutely the best elementary school in Middle Tennessee!

- submitted by a parent

September 29, 2007
Robert E. Lee Elementary School is a fantastic school! The children are taught in a safe, clean, supportive, and caring environment. Innovative to traditional 'time tested' classrooms are found in this school. Lead by a wonderful principal, the teachers are what any parent would hope for their children. The staff, teachers and principal work very hard to ensure that each students receive the best education possible. I feel very fortunate to have my children attend Robert E. Lee. It is an excellent school!

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2006
REL Id a great school. Very challenging. Lives up to its reputation of being the best in Tullahoma.

- submitted by a parent

April 16, 2004
All three of my children attended R.E.L. and we could not be happier with a school. The staff is excellent. The principal as well. The school encourages freethinking and confidence building while maintaining respectful order and discipline. The exceptional TCAP scores bear out the background of the students, the commitment of the teachers and the involvement of parents in their Childs education. Overall a model of how elementary schools should be run. The only complaint I would have is the traffic situation. The area served has had a dramatic building boom the past 10 - 12 years. While there is plenty of ingress and egress streets to the school, further study and some rethinking of the pickup and drop-off points would help elevate a congested traffic situation. The same could be said for all Tullahoma schools though except Farrar Elementary.

- submitted by a parent

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school's profile?

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!
for Parents
for Schools
 
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook

Find out what parents are saying about Robert E Lee Elementary School

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Robert-E-Lee-Elementary-School/428300747194920

Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: May 18, 2015

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Robert E Lee Elementary School
313 Layne Street, Tullahoma, TN  37388
(931) 464-2637
Last modified Robert E Lee Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Robert E Lee Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top