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Do It the Learning Way!

Welcome to Learning Way Elementary School!

200 Learning Way, Shelbyville, TN 37160 931.685.1425


 Learning Way Elementary



Vision Statement

Our vision is to create a K-5 school that is highly regarded for its academic excellence and for its contribution in actively serving and improving the community in which it operates. 

Mission Statement

 Learning Way Elementary strives to create a safe and happy school community where students and teachers experience personal and academic success. 



  • Instructional decisions are data driven and research based.
  • All students can learn and achieve academic success by participating in intervention and enrichment programs.
  • School is a positive and nurturing environment for students, parents, teachers, and staff.
  • All students will be successful because policies, procedures, and practices are designed to address student needs.
  • Communication with all stakeholders is necessary to maximize student success.
  • All stakeholders must collaborate to ensure sound decision making in the areas of academics, student achievement, and student experiences.


School-wide Goals

  • In the 2017-2018 school year, LWE students in K-5 ELA will show a minimun of one year's growth and increase the percentage of students proficient or better in Reading/Language Arts.
  • In the 2017-2018 school year, LWE students in K-5 Math will show a minimum of one year's growth in math. 
  • LWE seeks to improve school-wide TVAAS composite scores.





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For the third year, LWE students cheered the SCHS Eagles on at the SCHS Homecoming Parade. We hope we helped contribute to their...
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Our vision is to create a K-5 school that is highly regarded for its academic excellence and for its contribution in actively...

The fifth grade class of 2015 was the first group of students to attend LWE in all grades k-5. Click HERE to see what they considered...

Be sure to read the interview of a fifth grade student in our School Spotlight section. Click HERE to read it.

Boy Scout Pack 312 donated books to the third annual LWE Book Drive. Thank you for helping put books in the hands of our students!
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LWE celebrated Read Across America week with guest readers, special dress up days, and lots of fun activities.
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The ladies of St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Murfreesboro wished LWE students a Merry Christmas by giving them hats and headbands....
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Project One Four, a charitable foundation founded by Major League Pitcher David Price, supports programs and organizations that...
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LWE celebrates Red Ribbon Week every year by asking guest speakers to attend our Morning Meeting and speak on the importance...

Students at LWE have the opportunity to earn Eagle Eyes for positive behavior. One of the treats they can purchase with Eagle...
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The FourthAnnual LWE Fall Educational Fair was held on September 30. Students and their families met in their clasrooms for Parents'...
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Art teacher Angie Jackson helped our students make a display on our front lawn to celebrate International Day of Peace. Our Pinwheels...
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Kindergarten Parents get a treat!

  Students will experience success as they learn to be responsible, respectful, and ready to reach their maximum potential...

Instructional decisions are data driven and research based.   All students can learn and achieve academic success by...