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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

5th Grade Partners With Blackbird Bakery The fifth grade students were given an opportunity to raise money toward the cost of their Camp Explore trip partnering with Blackbird Bakery in Bristol. Read More
Community Raises More Than $80K for "All Abilities"Playground in Elizabethton Community raises more than $80K for "all abilities" playground in Elizabethton Read More
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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
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
Safety at School
School Safety Dismissal Procedures Get our children safe.... Read More
Butterfly House
Blevins Family builds frame for new Wildcat Butterfly House The frame is complete on the new Wildcat Butterfly House at West Side Elementary, which will allow more students to witness the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. West Side’s Blevins family ... 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