• Joe M. Gillmore Elementary School was founded in 1962.  Joe M. Gillmore served as principal for one year. Mr. Albert Humber was the first Principal to serve on campus full time.  Following him, we had Melvin Joiner, Wanda Roberts, Shannon Odom and currently serving Gillmore as Principal, we have Kim Ketchum. 


    ·        We believe in promoting lifelong learning through a nurturing environment.

    ·        We believe reading is a gateway skill to all learning.

    ·        We believe the success of the school is a shared responsibility among parents, guardians, teachers, and the community.

    ·        We believe that all students deserve to be challenged to their highest potential to be educated, confident, self-directed, positive members of an ever-changing global society.

    ·        We believe that education must provide opportunities for students to learn, effectively communicate, and productively solve problems.

    ·        We believe that all students are unique and can be successful learners.