Address: 4100 Tatum Road, Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone Number: (941) 316-8188
Tatum Ridge Elementary School
Built to be able to handle hurricane force winds, Tatum Ridge is going into its seventh year operating located at the corner of Tatum Road and Palmer Boulevard, this A+ school was built right next to where one of Sarasota’s first room schools used to stand, otherwise known as Tatum Ridge School. With 700+ Kindergarten to fifth grade students, Tatum Ridge is equipped with Touch Activ Boards, laptops with different learning softwares, and document cameras.
Tatum Ridge Elementary also caters to parents who may be busy at work in the mornings or afternoons when school is out of session. Their Before and After care programs are very affordable. Take a look at their different pricing options here.
The 16 Habits of Mind
During the 2011 school year, the parents, students, and staff members at Tatum Ridge Elementary implemented a system called, “Habits of Mind,” which is intended to teach the students new and creative ways of solving problems, how to achieve their goals, how to think in any situation, and so much more. These 16 habits teach the children how to function and how to be successful individuals. Look at the ‘Habits’ listed below: