About The School  

Contact Us!

5265 Bates Pike

Cleveland, TN 37323

(423) 478-8817

     We are located in the Bradley County School System in Cleveland, TN.  There are approximately 250 students in grades K-5.  The campus also includes a HeadStart Pre-K program.  The Taylor Community is a strong and active group that demonstrates the value it places on the school through participation in school events, a volunteer program, and a number of service/support projects.  We welcome you to visit our school to learn more about who we are and how you can get involved.

     Office hours are  7:30 - 3:00 (Monday - Friday) during the school year and 7:30 - 4:00 (Monday - Thursday) in the summer.

Vision, Mission, and Beliefs

Bradley County Schools

Growing Students – Building Futures


The mission of the Bradley County School System is to provide an educational opportunity for every student to excel.


  • By inspiring excellence, all students will realize their worth and potential.
  • By inspiring excellence in leadership, all students will be college and career ready.
  • By providing an academically rigorous and relevant education, all students will excel.
  • By becoming a leader, all students will develop character and confidence.


 Taylor Elementary School

Molding the bars, then raising them…setting a new gold standard


Taylor Elementary School, with the support of parents and community, will create individual student growth in leadership skills and subject-area content knowledge which results in academic achievement, preparedness for secondary school, and career/college readiness.


  • We believe that all children can learn.
  • We believe that as an educational community, it is our job to inspire and teach students to be learners for life.
  • We believe that as we prepare students to be leaders and responsible citizens, we must model and teach excellence in learning, friendship, and citizenship.
  • We believe that the needs of all students are important. We understand and are respectful of the physical, social, environmental, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs and/or strengths of every child.
  • We believe that partnerships with the family and community are essential to the success of every student.