The mission of Pond Gap Elementary is to create challenging learning opportunities by providing a nurturing environment integrated by the family, community, and staff.
• Accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS): 2006,2007,2008, 2010 • State of TN Title I Distinguished School 1996 • Knoxville Chamber BEST Teacher award (3) • Leadership Education participants (6) • City and County Parks and Recreation Grants • Ronald McDonald's House Appreciation Award • State of TN Basic Skills First Award • United Way Award for several years • Jr. League Mini Grants 1997,2002,2007 • Solid Waste Grant • Earth Flag Level 3
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We are pleased to welcome our new principal Ms. Shelly McGill to Pond Gap Elementary.
Ms. Shelly McGill
Experience with Knox County Schools
2014-Present Principal, Pond Gap Elementary
2013-14 Leadership Academy Fellow and Assistant Principal, Dogwood Elementary School
2011-2013 Assistant Principal, Carter Elementary School
2006- 2011 Third and Fourth Grade Teacher, Brickey-McCloud Elementary School
Ms. McGill holds an Education Specialist’s degree in Education Administration and Supervision.