Temple Elementary School is one of 24 schools that make up the Carroll County School System. The Carroll County School District is primarily a rural district situated approximately 50 miles from Atlanta, Georgia. The district is comprised of five regular highs schools, six middle schools, twelve elementary schools, a charter college and career academy, and an alternative program.
Temple Elementary School serves the pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students of the Temple Cluster in the Carroll County School District. Temple Elementary School was opened in 1958 as Providence Elementary and changed to Temple Primary in 1968. Other schools in the Temple Cluster include Providence Elementary School, Sharp Creek Elementary School, Temple Middle School and Temple High School.