Snowball Dance
Snowball Dance
New All Abilities Playground
New All Abilities Playground
Photo of 24 tenure teachers and 3 teachers of the year.
Congratulations 2016-17 Tenure Teachers and Teachers of the Year!
Earth Day painting
Nuclear Fuel Service friends teach safety in science
Seatbelt Safety with Ollie Otter
Rewarding Readers: Food Fear Factor with Mr. Wright

West Side at a glance

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

Learning is Exciting at West Side Elementary School The tradition that Ms. Vera started many years ago still lives on. Many great learning opportunities are happening at West Side Elementary School. Read More
Mrs. Deloach and her 4th Grade Students Mrs. Deloach's 4th grade students have just completed a unit of study of the early explorers in their Social Studies class. Read More
West Side Wildcats Honoring Lives Lost 9/11 Please wear your red, white, and blue on Tuesday, September 11th in honor of lives lost on 9/11. Read More
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Crystal VanHuss is WJHL's Educator of the Week BY KASEY MARLER, WJHL Congratulations Crystal VanHuss, WJHL's Educator of the Week! Read More
News From Mrs. VanHuss Important Dates See important school dates regarding homecoming week, May Day performances, field days, and etc. Read More
Bus Driver gives bus tour
ECS Transportation highlights safety precautions for students BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star It is always best to be prepared. Read More
Eric Wampler
Welcome Eric Wampler, Interim Director of Early Learning, Curriculum & Testing 6-12, and Data Services Welcome Eric Wampler, Interim Director of Early Learning, Curriculum & Testing 6-12, and Data Services. Wampler has worked in Elizabethton City Schools for 14 years, most recently serving as ... Read More
Hayley Bishop
ECS introduces new system-wide Special Education Coach Special Education teachers in all Elizabethton schools will be supported by a new full-time Special Education Coach this year. The addition of this position is part of a system-wide initiative to ... Read More
Police Chief Jason Shaw
Security grant to help fund SROs at all city schools BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star With the State of Tennessee putting an emphasis on school safety, Elizabethton City Schools, Elizabethton Police Department and City Council are partnering ... Read More
Book Bus Team
School System unveils new Betsy Book Bus BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Children across the city will “get carried away with books” in style for the coming years. Read More
TN Treasurer visits Elizabethton to launch financial literacy program BY ABBY MORRIS-FRYE, Elizabethton Star Local educators took part in a special training session on Monday as Tennessee Treasurer David Lillard visited Elizabethton to celebrate the state-wide launch ... Read More
Bus and children
Betsy Book Bus hitting the road to provide books BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star As the state looks to bolster early literacy efforts, Elizabethton City Schools is taking to the road to give area youth a chance to pick up a book to hold off a ... Read More