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Our Mission

The primary mission of the Elizabethton City School System is the development and growth of its children in knowledge and skills which enable them to achieve their potential as complete human beings, sharing in and contributing to the enjoyment and enrichment of their own lives, the lives of others, of the community, and the world as a whole.

News & Announcements

Pride of the Southland
Betsy Band meets Pride of the Southland on Saturday ELIZABETHTON — Elizabethton's High School's Betsy Band has had a lot of memorable accomplishments. Last fall the band won its fourth state championship in the past seven years. Read More
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Elizabethton City Schools' TVAAS score indicates highest level of growth The Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) score for Elizabethton City Schools indicates schools and teachers are having the highest impact on students’ academic progress. The ... Read More
2017 Graduates
Elizabethton City Schools ranked 3rd in state for graduation rate Elizabethton City Schools is proud to announce it is ranked third in the state for its graduation rate of 99.5 percent. Elizabethton High School’s 2017 graduating class ranked the school in the ... Read More
Students cut ribbon
Students cut ribbon for new All Abilities Playground at West Side Students, parents, teachers and civic leaders gathered Thursday to celebrate the installation of the new All Abilities Playground at West Side Elementary School. The project cost about $85,000 and ... Read More
Dr. Corey Gardenhour
Director of Schools receives excellent evaluation from Board Dr. Corey Gardenhour, after his second year serving as Director of Elizabethton City Schools, received a 97 percent approval rating from the Board of Education. This year the Board also unanimously ... Read More
Elizabethton schools take comprehensive approach to combat chronic absenteeism Multiple research studies show that attendance at school is closely linked to academic and social outcomes. Students who are chronically absent are significantly less likely to read on level by third ... Read More
Viewing Party
Residents treated with updates, progress from Bartleby Program Leaving no stone unturned, Elizabethton High School students are ready to make their presence felt. A brainchild of 23 students, community members gathered Monday to learn more about what the ... Read More
Hannah Roaten
Roaten to serve as 2nd Student Liaison to Elizabethton Board Senior Hannah Roaten will serve as the new Student Liaison to the Board of Education. She was elected by the student body and will serve as a bridge between the Board and the student body for the ... Read More
Ty Lawson
Local high school team wins $200k, will be featured on nationally televised special ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) – A local high school is getting national recognition and will be on national television this fall. Elizabethton High School students entered a competition to ... Read More
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Elizabethton Board of Education researches reorganization of elementary schools Anticipated and historic federal funding cuts and changing laws have caused concern among Elizabethton City Schools (ECS) administrators and members of the Board of Education. Following other efforts ... Read More
EHS Nurse Wendy Wright and student Cameron Coleman communicate with Cindy Nave, an FNP with First Assist Urgent Care.
Elizabethton schools ready to help sick and injured children For the parents of children enrolled in the Elizabethton City School System, the answer is the same as it is for a growing number of other school systems in the region: the Niswonger Virtual Health ... Read More