Shelby County Schools

Getwell Elementary School

School Motto 

"The Sky’s the Limit for Academic Excellence"

    School Mascot                 School Colors 

         Exemplary Eagles                                                           Blue and White



Overall Goal


To create a school environment that enables all children to succeed and demonstrate high levels of achievement.


Our Mission


Our mission is to develop highest levels of academic proficiency and personal character in all students.


Our Vision


Getwell Elementary School will be an exemplary, student focused educational society that has an exceptional staff, focused programs, and inspiring atmosphere where excellence is achieved, solid character is exhibited, hopes and dreams are fostered and responsible productive citizens are developed.

Our Beliefs


  • Daily attendance is essential for learning.
  • Children are valued and respected as unique individuals.
  • High expectations increase individual student performance.
  • Students should be encouraged to set goals for themselves and work toward reaching them.
  • A wide variety of research based teaching strategies and data driven assessment techniques accommodate a diverse population with multiple learning styles, and provide challenges that are conducive to academic achievement.
  •  A safe, nurturing learning environment and positive school climate are essential components in promoting respect for self and others.
  • The integration of technology is essential for students’ development of the skills necessary to succeed in an ever-changing society.
  • Our students must be actively engaged in their educations in order to learn, produce quality work, and become critical thinkers and problem solvers.
  • Collaboration among teachers, administrators, parents, and the community is essential for the continuous growth and effectiveness of our school. 



Shelby County Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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