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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

Half Day Aug. 21 for Solar Eclipse Parents, school will operate on a half-day schedule on Monday, Aug. 21 in lieu of the total solar eclipse. We hope you enjoy the eclipse, but please view it safely. Read More
Fresh new options in EHS, TAD cafeterias Students at Elizabethton High School and T. A. Dugger Junior High School are enjoying more options in the cafeteria this year thanks to expanded menus and the addition of a “saladeli” ... Read More
Student cast votes
Student liaison election this week The student election for the Student Liaison to the Board of Education will be open till Friday, Aug. 18. The elected student will serve through June 2018 and will represent the entire student body to ... Read More
Eddie Pless
Welcome Eddie Pless: EHS Co-Athletic Director Elizabethton High School is proud to announce Eddie Pless is now working alongside Mike Wilson as Co-Athletic Director for Elizabethton High School. Pless has worked for 34 years in public education ... Read More
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Complete your child's data forms online by Aug. 18 This year, parents of returning students in grades 1-12 will update student information and complete student data forms online in Skyward Family Access. In the past, these forms were sent home as a ... Read More
Betsy Band
All Aboard to Neyland: Betsy Band wows crowd with performance, news An orange and black train is ready to rumble through Elizabethton. The defending Division II state champion Betsy Band had the opportunity to give the community a glimpse into what this year during ... 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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Families encouraged to report income; apply for meal benefits Unreported family income and a lack of qualifying families applying for free and reduced-price meals may be causing Elizabethton City Schools (ECS) to forgo various types of funding. For this reason, ... Read More
Cambell, MC Hammer, Hensley
Bartleby teachers collaborate with other Super Schools at MIT Last week, two Elizabethton High School teachers met and collaborated with the other award winners of the XQ America Super School Project for the first time. The meeting was held at Massachusetts ... Read More
ECS and Interquest Staff
Elizabethton schools proactive about safety with detection canines Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, Elizabethton City Schools will implement a new drug and firearm detection program in partnership with Interquest Detection Canines. The non-aggressive canines ... Read More
Pay Tuition Online
New! Pay Tuition Online & Monthly Parents of tuition students in Elizabethton City Schools may pay tuition online beginning in July 2017, and they now have access to a monthly payment option. This is offered as a convenience to ... Read More
Teen Book Club
Teen Book Club meets Thursdays Avoid boredom! Be brilliant! Check out the EHS Teen Book Club every Thursday at the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library. They meet at 5:30 p.m., and you get a free book for participating. If you ... Read More
Friday Football
Football Season Tickets Available at EHS Athletics Office Current season ticket holders may now pickup their tickets in the EHS Athletic Director's Office. If you would like to purchase season tickets, you may sign up on the waiting list. Tickets are ... Read More
Lauren Brickey
Lady Cyclones' Brickey chosen Miss Softball Elizabethton’s Lauren Brickey was recently chosen as Miss Softball by the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association. “This is a huge honor for Lauren and also for our program,” said ... Read More
Women's Ensemble
EHS Women’s Ensemble among top 3 in state A first in school history, Elizabethton High School’s Women’s Ensemble placed 3d in the state among high school women’s choirs. The choir, directed by Deborah Gouge, competed at the ... Read More
Haley Brown, ShaMia Wells, Donnie Shipley
Elizabethton female wrestlers shatter state records; 2 named All-American This weekend, an Elizabethton High School freshman was named Tennessee’s first-ever female freestyle national champion in wrestling. All-American ShaMia Wells placed 1st in the USA Wrestling ... 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