Bartlett City Schools

Bon Lin Elementary's 4th Graders visit the TN State Capital Building.

Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald recognized our Principals and teachers at a reception at City Hall as part of National Teacher Appreciation Week.

Congrats to all our teachers who reached tenure with Bartlett City Schools.

Congrats to all the winners of the Science & Maker Faire from across the district.

Read to be Ready kick-off breakfast to start the new school year.

The TN Department of Education names Bartlett City Schools an Exemplary District.

City Auto & Wells Fargo recently presented a check at the boys basketball game.

The Bartlett High School Master Plan was recently revealed. Visit for more information.

Bartlett City Schools receives its AdvancED plaque from Catherine Prentis with AdvancED.

Dr. David Stephens, 2017 Tennessee Superintendent of the Year

Congrats to Mr. Duncan, from Bon Lin Middle School, on being named as the BCS Principal of the Year.


Congrats to Oak Elementary for coming in 1st Place in the 2016-2017 Battle of the Books program.  

Recognizing some of our great teachers at our Teacher of the Year Banquet.

Bartlett Cheer Camp participants had a great time at the summer camp.

Bartlett Elementary makes a St. Jude Math-A-Thon donation.

Staff Shout Outs at Altruria Elementary.

Pictured are Appling Middle students, Madeline W. and Libby G., who had their poems chosen to be featured on Channel 1 News as part of National Poetry Month. Their work was two of only six chosen nationwide!

BCS receives a $10,000 grant from HAAS for our Machine Tool Technology Lab at Bartlett High School.

News & Announcements

BCS District Sponsorship Program Information

Click the link to read more about our 2017-2018 District Sponsorship Program. We welcome your organization's involvement in our endeavors. We look forward to partnering with you as we create a continued future of excellence.

Boys Cross Country Information

A Message from the Bartlett High School Cross Country Coach: Practice has started for the Bartlett High School Boys Cross Country fall racing season. Get in great shape with a team striving to be the best! Email Coach Gardner at for more information.

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Superintendent's Message

Superintendent's Message

Superintendent, Dr. David A. Stephens
Welcome to Bartlett City Schools, a Tennessee Department of Education Exemplary District! As we look forward to the new school year, we are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead. We have built a strong foundation based on great teachers and leaders, a supportive Board and District staff, and an engaged community. With our strong foundation and our first two years behind us, we continue to look for opportunities to build a District that exemplifies excellence in all we do. Our overarching theme, an attitude of excellence, is exhibited daily in the endeavors of our teachers, staff, administration, and students. I know that BCS will continue to build on this excellence!

As we look ahead to 2016-2017, we are now, more than ever, committed to preparing our students for the challenges they will face in a connected world. To assist them in meeting these challenges, the District will work to provide the latest curriculum and technology to our students. This year we are expanding our 1:1 initiative to provide each student in grades 6-12 a MacBook Air laptop. With this technological expansion (last year, grades 6-9 received laptops), we will ensure our students have the latest tools to be successful. However, we know access to technology is only one piece of the puzzle. We depend on our exceptional teaching staff to continue to raise the bar in their classrooms and build on our District's strong foundation. Our regional, state, and national successes have been demonstrated in an extremely short amount of time, and I have no doubt that we are up for the challenges we have yet to face. We are so proud of our many accomplishments, and we look forward to creating more opportunities for student success.

Great school systems are built with great people. With our exceptional staff, bringing their attitude of excellence every day, we will continue to provide a great educational opportunities for all our students. I am honored to be a member of Bartlett City Schools and the greater Bartlett community. Thank you, thus far, for answering my call to excellence, and I look forward to being a supportive partner as we work to make Bartlett City Schools even stronger.

Dr. David A. Stephens


Upcoming Events

Bartlett City Board of Education Business Meeting
Date: 7/27/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Bartlett City Hall - 6400 Stage Road Bartlett, TN 38134
Be Ready Day
Date: 8/1/2017, 8 AM 3:30 PM
Location: All our schools
1st Day of 1st Quarter
Date: 8/7/2017
Students - First Day of School
Date: 8/7/2017
Bartlett City Board of Education Work Session
Date: 8/17/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Bartlett City Hall - 6400 Stage Road Bartlett, TN 38134
Bartlett City Board of Education Business Meeting
Date: 8/24/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Bartlett City Hall - 6400 Stage Road Bartlett, TN 38134


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