Inspiring and Empowering Students

305 Fairlane Drive
Lafayette, Tennessee 37083
Pre-K, Kindergarten & First Grade

Read 20 minutes a day


Upcoming Events at Fairlane: 

Friday, February 5-Friday, February19- Cookie dough fundraiser

Friday, February 12- Progress reports sent home and class Valentine's parties at 2:00

Monday, February 15- President's Day- No school

Friday, February 19- Ollie Otter visits Fairlane to discuss seat belt safety!

Monday, February 22-Friday, February 26- Book Fair held in the library.  Hours of operation are:  Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:00-3:30, Wednesday from 12:00-6:00 in conjunction with our Parent-Teacher conferences, and Friday from 8:00-12:00 noon.  If you're unable to visit our Book Fair in person, go to to order books from our Book Fair that will be shipped directly to your child at school, free of charge!  Online shopping is available from February 17-March 2.

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, February 22, 23, & 25- Grandparents Day for our Pre-K and Kindergarten classes from 8:30-10:00 each day.

Wednesday, February 24- Parent-Teacher Conferences from 12:00-6:00.  NO SCHOOL for students.

February 29-March 4- Read Across America Week.  Fairlane students will participate in dress-up days in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday!  Our dress-up schedule is as follows:  Monday, February 29- Wear a HAT in honor of The Cat in the Hat.  Tuesday, March 1- Election Day- NO SCHOOL.  Wednesday, March 2- Wear WACKY, MISMATCHED CLOTHES in honor of Wacky Wednesday.  Thursday, March 3- Wear CRAZY SOCKS in honor of Fox in Socks.  And Friday, March 4- Dress as your FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER.

Tuesday, March 8- Bunny pictures made by Brenda McCormick

Tuesday, March 15- Spring individual pictures made

Thursday, March 24- Class Easter Egg hunts at 2:00

Friday, March 25- Good Friday- No school

Monday-Friday, March 28-April 1- Spring Break- No school



   Click here for information regarding the 2014-2015 Macon County School System Testing Schedule




New Information For Incoming Kindergarten Students:

Children entering Kindergarten shall be five (5) years of age on or before August 31 for the 2013-2014 school year and on or before August 15 for all years thereafter.  T.C.A. 49-6-201(b)(3)



Carroll Gunter


Office Staff
EIS/Bookkeeper:  Kim Cook
Clerical/General Duty:  Debra Krumme
General Duty:  Nina Biggers
Phone 615-666-2970      Fax 615-666-7477




The following policies can be found in our school handbook or by visiting

 Dress Code, Code of Behavior & Discipline, Parent Involvement, Unsafe School Choice, Internet Usage, Student Discrimination




KidCentral- Tennessee School Readiness Model Information Link



Tumble Books
E-Books for E-Kids

The Tumble Book Library is a collection of picture books for children. You may search by title, author, publisher, reading level and language.  Enjoy these books with your children by clicking on the Tumble Books icon.




BookFlix  is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related non-fiction e-books to build a love of reading and learning.  When accessing BookFlix from a computer, you will not need to enter a username or a password, but you will if you are using a mobile device.  Our BookFlix username is Fairlane, and the password is Bookflix.  Enjoy these books with your children by clicking on the BookFlix link above.


Homework Hotline provides one-on-one free tutoring by phone to Tennessee students and parents.  Bilingual assistance is available. 
Call toll-free at:  888-868-5777


box tops

Fairlane Elementary participates in the Box Tops for Education program!  Click on the above link to see how you can help!


Parent Involvement Plan


   Fairlane was the first elementary school in Macon County to receive accreditation from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  If you would like to know more about SACS click on the link below. 


Help us raise funds by visiting

Fairlane is a participating school with is an online shopping mall where over 400 nationally-known online merchants have agreed to give a percentage of sales to K-12 schools.  Companies like, Sears, Target,, and Oriental Trading Company are participants, as well as several nationally-known magazine titles.  SchoolStore is a great way to support your school when you shop at your favorite online merchants, and donations are also accepted.  Students can also earn prizes when shoppers purchase items under our Fairlane school name!




It is the vision of the Macon County School System to provide all children with a safe and inviting environment to ensure their success.  We want to instill in each student high expectations, morals, and respect enabling them to graduate with the knowledge and skills to become productive and responsible citizens.



The Macon County School System inspires and empowers students to meet high academic standards, lead ethical lives, and demonstrate responsible citizenship.



Education, which is an on-going process that begins at birth and continues through the adult years, is the responsibility of educators, parents, businesses, and community populations.

All students have the right to educational opportunities that will provide them with the skills, knowledge, and resources which enable them to become healthy, successful, productive citizens.

Student achievement is directly related, but not limited to, a high degree of parental and community involvement through meaningful communication in planning and implementing educational programs and opportunities.

Our system maintains a high focus on improving the achievement of all students.


The Macon County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:  Title IX Coordinator/504 Coordinator:  Cindy Gammons, Federal Programs Director, 501 College Street, Lafayette, TN  37083 Phone:  (615) 666-2125



     Learn about Tennessee's TENNderCARE program which promotes good health in children from birth until age 21.  


Labels for Education™ is an easy, fun way to help schools get free educational merchandise, including computers, sports equipment and musical instruments.  Please send box tops to your child's teacher.  Classrooms are collecting Campbell Soup labels and Tyson chicken coupons.


Updated February 5, 2016