What is PTA?

PTA Programs

Q: Why join PTA?

A: When you join PTA you support local, state and national efforts to influence the lives of children and their families for the better.

Q: Who can join PTA?

A: Anyone! Students, siblings, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and neighbors can all join PTA.

Q: How do I join PTA?

A: Just fill in your information on a PTA order form and send in your membership fee. Membership is $9.00 for a student, $12.00 for an individual membership or $20.00 for two memberships. You can also donate towards a PTA membership. Memberships are for one year and expire in October of the following school year.

Q: Am I required or expected to volunteer if I join PTA?

A: Absolutely not. Being a PTA member is not a time commitment.

Q: What does the PTA do?

A: Through membership, fundraising, grants, donations and volunteers, the PTA funds teacher and classroom grants, purchases books for the library and classrooms, gives hot lunch assistance, supports the WATCH D.O.G.S. program, provides staff and PTA Board training, 6th grade camp assistance, maintains the Accelerated Reading Program, runs family fun nights, sponsors the fall dance and many more activities and programs. You can check the website for a full list of assistance that the PTA gives.

What does Mullenix Ridge PTA support? (Budget for 2016-2017)

5th & 6th Grade Camp $9,300.00

Assemblies $1,200.00

Books for Classrooms & Library $3,000.00

Care for Students, Families & Staff $500.00

Classroom Grants $2,700.00

Community Safety $300.00

Grade Level Grants $3,500.00

Library, Music, P.E. $850.00

Literacy Programs $3,000.00

Recognition (Students, Volunteers, 
Staff & Golden Acorn) $1,350.00

Science Van $3,300.00

Student Enrichment $2,100.00

Student Lunch Assistance $900.00

Training (Staff & PTA Board) $1,850.00

WATCH D.O.G.S. $450.00

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