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Our Mission & Vision


The primary mission of Elizabethton High School is to provide a positive atmosphere where students become intellectually motivated, vocationally competent, physically fit, and socially adept.


The vision of Elizabethton High School is to provide a school climate where diligence, enthusiasm, and optimism lead to student and staff success.  We have a vision of expanding opportunities for all students both inside and outside the classroom.  We envision our graduates meeting the needs of a changing marketplace, post-secondary institutions, and the community.

News & Announcements

Student Registration
2018-19 Student Registration Information & Dates Parents of current Elizabethton students, new students, and prospective tuition students should be aware of some important upcoming dates. This information is available at www.ecschools.net > ... Read More
Non-EHS Students singing at National Memorial Day Choral Festival
EHS students selected to perform at JFK Center BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Songbirds from one local high school will soon be on display for a national audience. Students from the Elizabethton High School choir recently learned ... Read More
Hunter and Blaine
Elizabethton High School Fishing Team is in third place in Bass Pro Shops series. A generation or two ago, a boy who fished on a school day risked truancy. Today, students may earn trips to national tournaments and earn college scholarships. Read More
Book Drive receives nearly 15,000 books for Betsy Book Bus There will be no shortage of books aboard the Betsy Book Bus this summer. Following a month-long book drive in Elizabethton schools, approximately 14,700 books were collected. The books range in ... Read More
Dr. Martinez voices XQ's support for Bartleby
XQ team supports Bartleby vision following recent visit Bartleby is on a journey to rethink high school, and on Thursday night, the team received a special visit from XQ Institute leaders, the organization unifying 18 Super School Projects (including ... Read More
Nestor Grubb
Elizabethton senior receives Offer of Appointment to West Point, nomination by Phil Roe Attending the United States Military Academy at West Point has been his dream since childhood, and the pieces are now coming together to make it a reality. Elizabethton senior Nestor Grubb recently ... Read More
Dylan Nordby and Chandlor Mullins present
Bartleby students take $1,000 from Sharks BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press BLOUNTVILLE — Elizabethton High School’s Bartleby program jumped in the Shark Tank on Friday and fished out $1,000. Read More
Lucas Andrews
Lucas Andrews named Elizabethton High Girls Basketball Head Coach Lucas Andrews has been named Head Coach of Elizabethton High Girls Basketball. He has served as Interim Head Coach since December 2017, with the support of Assistant Coaches Brian Jenkins, Chelsea ... Read More
Eric Wampler disinfects computers
Elizabethton schools work to prevent flu with new electrostatic sprayer Following a year in which illness-related absenteeism led to school closure, Elizabethton City Schools is taking a new approach to cleaning and disinfecting facilities. ECS will be using an ... Read More
Students with award
Engineering students place 2nd in Battle of the Build Congratulations to EHS Engineering students who placed 2nd in the first annual Battle of the Build. Read More
testing demo
TNReady online testing demo now available Online TNReady testing is still relatively new across the state, and to help parents and students get familiar with the Nextera assessment platform, a public demo is now avialable (here). Read More
students troubleshoot an issue with a drone
New high school drone course preps students for Remote Pilot Certificate The conversation in education has lately revolved around how to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist. The new small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) course, which began this semester at ... Read More
Student operating CNC Router
Elizabethton Engineering students design modular furniture for first-ever Battle of the Build Last year, students in regional high school Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) programs competed in the first ever solar go kart races at Bristol Motor Speedway. This year, they get to ... Read More
Student in auto
Elizabethton HS highlights new industry certifications, programs during CTE month February is National Career and Technical Education Month, a time to recognize the important bridge that CTE programs build between high school students and in-demand careers. Throughout the month, ... Read More
Highly ranked students in FBLA
FBLA students rank highly in regional competition Congratulations to students placing highly in the recent regional Future Business Leaders of America competition. Read More
Jordan Teague
EHS student named to ETSU Roan Scholars Leadership Program East Tennessee State University’s Roan Scholars Leadership Program announced the the eight high school senior that will be part of the incoming Class of 2022 Thursday afternoon. According to ... Read More
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Inclement weather related make-up days plan Due to a large number of inclement weather events thus far in the 2017-2018 school year, Elizabethton City Schools has used all but one of the built-in inclement weather days. As a result, we are ... Read More
Myra Newman
Elizabethton City Schools announces new Deputy Director of Schools Elizabethton City Schools administration is excited to announce Dr. Myra Newman will serve in a new position, effective immediately, as Deputy Director of ECS. Richard VanHuss will continue to serve ... Read More
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New businesses on the horizon for Elizabethton’s Bartleby students Students in Elizabethton High School’s Bartleby Entrepreneurship class took the first major step towards launching their small businesses. A board of local business leaders heard five startup ... Read More
Therapeutic Services students monitor new Nursing Anne Manikin Simulator.
Elizabethton students prepare for future with $125,000 in new Health Science, IT equipment On top of getting new Nursing Education and Web Design courses, Elizabethton High School students are now benefiting from a $125,000 equipment grant awarded by the Tennessee Department of Education. ... Read More
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New state report card indicates exemplary education in Elizabethton schools The release of the new state report card shows Elizabethton students ranking highly in many areas and even exceeding statewide record-breaking ACT scores and graduation rates. This growth took place ... Read More
Betsy Book Bus to spread love of literature with community support This summer, children and teens in five Elizabethton communities will be able to select and keep books from a mobile library, the Betsy Book Bus. Elizabethton will join Johnson City, Greeneville City, ... Read More
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County, city school systems capture work-based learning grants Students in county and city high schools could soon have the opportunity to gain some unique workforce experience thanks to a pair of state grants. Read More
Courtney Bowers
All-American Cyclone: Bowers prepares for weekend performance in San Antonio Texas may be more known for their twisters, but one Cyclone is currently in the Lonestar State and looking to put an emphatic stamp on her high school career. Read More