About SACS

Message from the Principal

Dear Southern Avenue Charter School Families,

It is with great pride and excitement that I write this letter of introduction to you as the newly appointed Principal of Southern Avenue Charter Elementary School of Academic Excellence & Creative Arts (SACS).  I am honored to have the opportunity to lead a school with such a rich tradition of education!  I have been dedicated to the field of education for more than ten years.  I have worked with a variety of students’ ranging in age from kindergarten through middle school.  My most recent administrative experience was assistant principal at Southern Avenue Charter Elementary.  I am excited and eager to serve as the school leader at SACS, and work with you as a partner in education to ensure your child’s success.

Along with the teachers and staff, I will work hard to continue the legacy of success established by SACS Community by building strong relationships with parents, students, and community partners.  We will focus on character education initiatives, TN state standard skills, the use of data to drive instruction, and to provide consistent implementation of the curriculum in a rigorous manner so that we can continue to increase all the scholars’ achievement.

All of us at Southern Avenue Charter School are eager and excited to begin what promises to be the best year ever.  This year is going to be amazing as we continue to provide academic experiences for our students that are rigorous, relevant, and help them build relationships while making real-world connections in a safe environment during a pandemic.  As your principal, it is important to me that everyone who steps through our doors-teachers, students and parents-are excited to be here!  This attitude enables us to meet the challenges of academic excellence in a positive, fun, and nurturing environment.

I look forward to working with you as a team to help each student at Southern Avenue Charter Elementary School of Academic Excellence & Creative Arts meet their goals and have a successful school year!

My office hours are Mondays and Fridays from 7:20-7:55am, Tuesdays – Thursdays from 2:30-3:15pm.  Feel free to make an appointment, email, or leave a conference request at the back door of 2221 Democrat Rd.   Thank you for choosing SACS for your child(ren)!


Shelia Moss
[email protected]
901-743-7335 x. 105