East Tallahatchie School District
Striving for Academic Excellence
411 East Chestnut Street
Charleston, MS 38921
Welcome to the East Tallahatchie School District
The primary purpose of the East Tallahatchie School District shall be to produce
an environment in which students will become independent, self-
The vision of the East Tallahatchie School District is that all schools in the district will be Superior as measured by the Mississippi Curriculum Test and Subject Area Test.
The East Tallahatchie School District is dedicated to ensuring the presence of academic
excellence within each of its schools. In this quest for excellence, the district
recognizes its responsibility to provide quality leadership and successful instructional
efforts within a total school environment that is conducive to learning. The mission
of the district is to provide all students with the opportunity to develop academically,
physically, socially and emotionally to their greatest potential in order to become
Message From the Superintendent
The students and staff of the East Tallahatchie School District are among the finest the state of Mississippi has to offer. I would rank the effectiveness our administrators and teaching staff comparable with the best in the state. Our students are full of potential and I am looking
forward to seeing great things from each and every one of them.
Along with continued community support, we can achieve our goal to make the East Tallahatchie School District a district to be truly proud of. I am excited to be part of the team that helps the Charleston schools soar to new heights, and I welcome any helpful advice that the community has to offer.
Dr. Ben Kennedy
The East Tallahatchie School District provides and maintains appropriate and effective educational programs in order to afford every eligible child who has a physical, mental, communicative, learning, and/or emotional disability who is between the ages of 3 and 21 (IDEA), resides within the East Tallahatchie School District, and requires special education and/or related services to address the adverse effect of the disability on his/her education, a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
Marvell A. Hudson, Ed.S
Special Education Director
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