• Welcome to Garrett Elementary School!

    Garrett Elementary is a diverse learning environment with teachers well versed in today’s educational best practices and the resources to give our students exactly what they need to succeed in school and in life.  Garrett elementary is a diverse learning environment which has had as many as twenty-eight different nationalities represented at the same time.  Through our strengths, we have continued to be one of the best schools in the area and continue to grow towards being one of the best in Missouri.

    I am honored to be the principal of Garrett Elementary, and love working with Garrett’s community. I deeply believe that together we can achieve excellence and I invite you to join the Garrett team as we guide our students towards reaching our highest expectations.

    Garrett Elementary School Awards and Recognition

    - Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Award of Excellence

    In recognition of Garrett’s commitment to schoolwide Positive Behavior Intervention Support.  

    - 2014 Pearson Insight School Award Winner

    In recognition of Garrett’s commitment to preparing all students for college and careers and increasing student success.

    - 2016 Missouri Exemplary Professional Learning Communities School

    In recognition of Garrett’s outstanding performance in implementing the professional learning community process. Garrett was one of sixteen Missouri schools recognized.

    - 2016 Model Professional Learning Community at Work School

    Garrett Elementary was one of about 200 schools in the US and Canada to Receive this honor from Solution Tree.

    - 2018 Sustaining Excellence Award

    Recognized by the state of Missouri for continued success through our professional learning communities.

    Garrett Elementary Greyhounds; GREAT HAPPENS HERE!


    Dr. Erik Melton
    Garrett Elementary School - Principal