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Pleasant Hill Elementary

Pleasant Hill School Front Entrance
Pleasant Hill School Front Entrance

Pleasant Hill Elementary officially began in 1961, but its roots go back to the Pleasant Hill Academy of the late 1880's.  Our school is founded in the small town of Pleasant Hill near Crossville, TN. The school proudly serves the Mayland, Pomona, Browntown, and Pleasant Hill communities. (For a thorough history of the school click here.)

Pleasant Hill Statistics

Hornet Picture
Hornet Picture

  • Principal - Mrs. Missy Carter
  • Assistant Principal- Mrs. Abbi Dunford
  • Grade Level - PreK - 8
  • Student Enrollment - 614 (as of November 2018)
  • Mascot - Buzz the Hornet
  • School Colors - Hunter Green and Vegas Gold
  • Sports - Archery, Cross Country, Cheerleading, and Basketball
  • Clubs - FCA, BETA, Yearbook, Archery, Student Advisory, and 4-H




Missions and Beliefs



The mission of Pleasant Hill Elementary is for all stakeholders to honor the school’s core values of Respect, Responsibility, and Accountability to maximize each student’s development of academic and personal excellence now and in their own futures.




Pleasant Hill Elementary School will develop college and career ready students, who support and foster individual differences, encourage each other, and set challenging goals for themselves and those around them. We will strive to think critically and creatively while using solid decision-making strategies, promoting a sense of teamwork and empowering all students to be respectful, responsible, and accountable citizen leaders in our community and around the world.


We Believe …


  •    All children should reach their learning potential.
  •    All children should be taught in a safe and secure learning environment.
  •    Learning is a shared responsibility among students, parents, community, and staff.
  •    Learning is a life-long process.

Pleasant Hill History

Pleasant Hill Academy
Pleasant Hill Academy

Pleasant Hill History
Vanderbilt University has a great page specifically dedicated to the Pleasant Hill Academy.  Please click on the following link to read about our exciting history.