About Our School

  • Truman Elementary School, located at the very tip of northern Springfield, was established in 1992. But because of the care of the staff, students, and the community, our building and the energy found inside still feels brand new! We know our students and families by name, and are proud of our rich tradition of academic excellence.

    Harry S. Truman, 1884 - 1953

    Our school namesake: Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States

    Our mascot: We are the Patriots!

    Our colors: Red, white and blue

    School Song: Patriots United For Success! Click here to go to the song.

    Student school day: 7:20 AM to 2:20 PM

    School address: 3850 N. Farm Road 159, Springfield, MO 65803

    Main Office phone #: 417-523-5100

    Facts about Harry S. Truman:

    • 33rd President of the United States
    • Born May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri
    • Died December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri
    • He served as President of the United States from April 12, 1945 to January 20, 1953
    • Prior to being sworn in as the President, he was the Vice-President of the United States to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    • He took the oath of office as President at the passing of President Roosevelt from a cerebral hemorrhage.
    • President Truman did not have a middle name. The "S" initial did not stand for any name. It was a compromise between the names of his two grandfathers - Anderson Shipp Truman and Solomon Young.