• Administration
  • Faculty & Staff
  • School Improvement Plan
  • Mission

    The faculty and staff of Donelson Elementary School are committed to providing a strong educational foundation, encouraging all students to become productive citizens, and exploring the needs of an advancing society.

  • Vision

    The vision of Donelson Elementary School is to create a positive school climate for all stakeholders and guide each student to achieve his/her highest potential in order to become productive citizens in an advanced, ever-changing world.


  • Core Values

    Follow state standards and utilize instructional strategies that promote optimal academic
    success for all.

    Infuse technology daily to enhance instruction and promote a lifelong love of learning.

    Prepare students to become well-rounded individuals, capable of making productive contributions in our society.

    Encourage and model principles and values as the foundation for student accomplishments.

    Provide a meaningful and challenging program that cultivates student learning and success as well as honors their individual differences.

    Engage all stakeholders in shared responsibility for student learning as well as building a safe and caring school community.

    Maintain strong professional learning communities that utilize data, knowledge, experience, and research to improve practices and accomplish goals.

    Donelson Elementary School is Dedicated to Excellence for Students

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  • Principal Manley talking to student

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  • students working on iPads

    A device for everyone.

    The world is changing - fast. We believe it's our duty to put the best and most up-to-date technology in the hands of our students and staff so that our students may leave Arlington Community Schools prepared, whether they're college bound or want to enter the workforce immediately. All teachers and students at Donelson Elementary are equipped with an iPad to help critically engage them in classroom lessons. 

  • Our History