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Published by jackbgarvey on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 15:21

10800 Mara Lynn Drive
Little Rock AR 72211

Fax: 501-447-6501

Principal: Sandra Register 
Assistant Principal: Patricia Boykin
Enrollment: 430
PTA President: Tamara Thomas
Grade Levels: Pre-K-5 

Media Center  
Terry's Media Center has approximately 4,000 square feet with 12 computers for automated check-out, card catalog, Accelerated Reader testing, STAR testing and research. Terry has over 12,000 library books, 9,000 of which are Accelerated Reader books. Students attend weekly large group instruction in the media center.  The media center is open all day every day for students and staff to return and check out items. Students receive individual guidance from the media center staff in book selection. The media center works closely with the staff to select materials that coordinate with the state and Common Core standards. 
Our teachers are trained in ELLA and Effective Literacy to teach reading. Seventy-five percent of the teachers are ESL endorsed or ESL trained. Terry is home to the 2012-2013 LRSD Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Holly Brown.

Best Public School - Elementary 1997. "Arkansas Times" readers voted Terry Elementary the best elementary school in Arkansas.  Terry Elementary was recently nominated for the Best Elementary School for 2010 and named as a finalist in the Best of the Best.

Our PTA sponsors the following:
--Art program
--Fundraising projects
--Casual for a Cause Day - Students pay a dollar to dress casual once a month.
--Accelerated Reader Awards - Children receive a reward for reaching AR goals.
--Hospitality and teacher appreciation events
--Kindergarten Round-up
--Grandparent's Day
--Field Day
--Field trip expenses
--5th grade reception
--Honor roll awards
--Capital improvements
--Open House for prospective students
--Printer cartridges for classroom printers

After school care available on-site until 5:30 p.m.

Awards Assembly - held each nine weeks for grades, attendance, and behavior

Terry Yearbook

For more about what's happening in Terry's classrooms, check out ourteacher pages.

History: Terry Elementary was built in 1964 due to the increase in population in West Little Rock. The school was named after David D. Terry who was involved in state government and very active in community affairs.


Solid color shirt with collar in navy, light blue, white, or yellow.  Khaki or navy pants, shorts, skirts, jumper and skorts. Plaid jumpers, Jeans with dress code shirt allowed on Fridays.

Partners in Education:

  • West Little Rock Rotary Club
  • Kroger No. 615
  • Immanuel Baptist Church
  • Papa John's Pizza
  • Arkansas Heart Hospital
  • Allen Kerr Insurance Agency
  • Metropolitan National Bank - Heights Kroger Branch
  • Arkansas Federal Credit Union - West Little Rock