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"Carter Elementary School is a safe and caring place, where we all learn, improve, and strive to be the best that we can be." 

Partners in Education

  • Please be sure to visit and support Carter Elementary's official Partners in Education
    Outback Steakhouse
    Citizens National Bank
    Thank you to all who support Carter Elementary 
    If your company is interested in becoming an official partner please contact the school administration at (865)933-4172
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School Announcements

  • CES Pancake Supper!
    Monday, March 30th
    Kindergarten 5:00-6:00
    PreK/Second 6:00-7:00
    Fourth Grade 7:00-8:00
    Tuesday, March 31st
    First Grade    5:00-6:00
    Third Grade  6:00-7:00
    Fifth Grade   7:00-8:00 
    The CES Pancake Supper will be held at the McDonald's on Strawberry Plains Pike. Tickets for the Pancake Supper are $3.00. Meat and drink are extra. The money raised in each classroom will be used to purchase education materials for that classroom. Flyers have been sent home with each student. Please contact your child's teacher for additional order forms. 
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  • Book Bingo Night 
    Our annual Book Bingo Night has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 2.
    We will honor the reservations for dinner that were received by the original cut-off date for Book Bingo Night. We apologize that we can no longer accept any new reservations. 
    We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, April 2! 
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  • Round-Up Time!

    Kindergarten Round-Up 

    Tuesday, April 7



    Parents may register rising Carter Kindergartners for the 2015-2016 school year. The first 70 registrants will get a free back pack full of learning supplies! Come learn about Kindergarten at Carter Elementary.  

    Pre-K Round-Up will be held on Tuesday, April 14th from 3:00-6:00

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  •  Ticket to Read at Home!

    Ticket to Read is now available on iPad and any computer that is connected to the internet. Carter students love Ticket to ReadTicket to Read is a self-paced, student-centered online reading program for students in grades K–5 that provides extended practice to improve reading performance. The program is completely free to any Carter Elementary student. The Ticket to Read program was purchased through Carter Elementary's Title I funds for the 2014-2015 school year and will be available until July 31, 2015.


    Visit the app store on your iPad device and search for Ticket to Read. You can access the online version at Your child will need his or her personal student ID to access this free program. Every student uses their personal student ID as their password to access the site.  The username will be s followed by the student ID. If you have any issues accessing the site please let your child's teacher know. 

     A parent quick reference guide can be accessed by clicking here Ticket to Read Parent Letter 


    Student Login example:





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  • The Little Hornets are Tweeting! 
    Follow Carter Elementary on Twitter @CarterElem

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  • CES School Newsletters Are Now Online!
    Have you misplaced your current school newsletter and need an extra copy? The Carter Elementary School Newsletter can now be accessed digitally online. To view or download any school newsletter for 2014-2015 school year, please visit the "About Us" section on the Carter Elementary School webpage. Once there select "School Newsletter."
    You may also access by clicking here 
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