Front view of Tyler Elementary School

School Information

Tyler Elementary School
14500 John Marshall Highway
Gainesville, VA 20155

Phone: 703.754.7181

Principal: Jennifer Perilla

Assistant Principal: Barbara Dupree

School Counselor
: Molly Moomau

Specialty Program: Elementary World Languages Program, Spanish

Date Opened: 1968
Number of Students: 520
Number of teachers: 45
School Colors: Blue  and Yellow
School Mascot: Tyler Tomcat


About Tyler Elementary School

Dedicated on October 12, 1968, the school was named for George Grayson Tyler (1869-1938) of Haymarket, who was a teacher in the community and served as Superintendent of Schools from 1909 to 1916.


Communities Served

Tyler students live in Crossroads, Greenhill Crossing, Haymarket Station, Carterwood, Pageland, and Heathcote Commons.


Special Programs

Children playing with colored blocks on the floor.

Tyler hosts an ESOL Center, SIGNET/START Center, and the Reading Recovery Program. Tyler is also a foreign language specialty school in the area of Spanish.


Enrichment Programs

-National Elementary Honor Society
-Safety Patrols
-Chess Club
-Fitness Club
-Yearbook Club
-Chorus: 2nd/3rd
-Chorus: 4th/5th
-Robotics Team
-STEM Club (K-5)


Opportunities for Parent & Community Involvement

Parents are invited to take part in the Watch D.O.G.S. Program, PTO, Advisory Council, and to serve as volunteers and mentors.


What Makes Our School Unique?

Tyler is a motivated community of life-long learners, honoring traditions while embracing innovation!

Tyler is best known for its safe, loving, and nurturing environment for students and staff.

This school year, Tyler will be incorporating some maker space activities for our students. In addition, we will be introducing school wide a growth mindset culture.



Revised: 5/16/19