Ellen Myers Primary School


At EMPS, our mission is to educate, challenge, and inspire every student to be successful. 


Our vision is to provide an educational experience that maximizes students' academic, social, and emotional growth in order to succeed within and beyond the classroom.  

 effort. respect. success.

 News and Announcements

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 School Year

We look forward to welcoming our new kindergarten students in the 2024-2025 school year! Please complete the online sign-up for Kindergarten registration. A teacher or staff member will contact you to schedule a time at the school to complete registration and bring the necessary documents to register your child. This form is not the registration form; this is to receive an appointment for Kindergarten Registration. https://forms.gle/Ri3SXnziPK4xTh96A Please complete this form by March 31st. 

At your appointment, you will need the following: 

P.A.W.S. describes expectations to earn behavior incentives throughout the school year. 

TN State Law TCA 49-6-3115 requires 3rd-grade students to be proficient on the English-Language Arts portion of the state test, known as TCAP. Please read the letter below for more information. If you have questions about what your 3rd grader might see on their TCAP test in April, view the video below. The TCAP testing window opens on April 18, 2023 and closes on May 5, 2023. 

3rd Grade Letter.pdf
What to expect on the TCAP - 1080WebShareName.mov

Drop Off / Pick-up Line Procedure

Drop Off: Turn left into the EMPS parking lot and drop students off at the front with Officer Jorge, Mr. Matt, or Mrs. Barnard. 

Pick-up: Start out on Nettleton Road, turn left into the Clinch-Powell Head Start parking lot, and follow the road around the outlined loop. Pull all the way forward to the car in front of you and your child will walk to your car once ALL cars in the line have come to a complete stop. Approximately 12-15 cars will load at one time. 

This form will be going home with registration paperwork this year. Please be sure to discuss your family's plan with your child in case of an early dismissal from school.