Truman Elementary

Truman Elementary

Contact Information

Office: 816-316-8100
Fax:  816-316-8310
Ms. Rhonda Gavel
Attendance: 816-316-8075
LINC: 816-316-8103
Health Room: 816-316-8070

School Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
9:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. 
Home of the Wildcats
9601 James A. Reed Road
Kansas City, MO 64134


  • September's character trait is Cooperation - to act or to work with others to get something accomplished or done!
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Ms. Rhonda Gavel
Principal: Ms. Rhonda Gavel

Mission Statement

Truman Elementary School is dedicated to providing students with a differentiated learning environment that promotes student learning and character.

Vision Statement

The curriculum must be integrated into the larger school system and be designed to improve student learning.

Instruction must be systematic, direct, and explicit.

Assessments must be fair with varied forms and appropriate to content.

The learning environment will provide students an equal opportunity to learn in a rigorous and positive environment.

Motto / Pledge

Truman is about the business of teaching and learning!
I Believe in Me!
The Best I Can Be!
Students at Truman Elementary are expected to act reasonably, responsibly and respectfully in all situations. Students can meet these expectations by demonstrating Truman's High-Five School-Wide Expectations:
Be Kind
Be Safe
Be Cooperative
Be Respectful
Be Peaceful