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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

Sadie Whitehead shares her project with a man
Bartleby inspires collaboration, transforms education Experiential learning, collaboration, and community engagement as modeled by the Bartleby Program of Elizabethton High School are effectively transforming modern education. At its first open house on ... Read More
Brickey with family and coaches
Miss Softball Lauren Brickey signs with Walters State Softball prodigy Lauren Brickey took the next step in her academic and athletic career on Wednesday signing with Walters State Community College. She received an athletic scholarship following three ... Read More
TNReady Testing Window for grades 9-12 Nov 27 - Dec 15
TNReady Testing Update & Dates Our TNReady Assessments for English, Math, Science, and U.S.History, also known as end of course or EOC’s begin on November 28th. The testing vendor is Questar, and all tests will be completed ... Read More
Students discussing painting
Bartleby Weekly: Downtown Murals complete One student’s vision for a more inviting downtown Elizabethton has led to the painting of two murals and a plan for more in the future. Sarrah Eggers, who says she is “definitely” ... Read More
Students and Teachers with Certificates
Elizabethton CSI Team defends 1st place title in regional competition The Elizabethton High School Crime Scene Investigation Team again defended their title in the regional CSI Competition on Friday. In addition, the team placed first in Field Sobriety, Blood Spatter ... Read More
Band returns home
Betsy Band finishes 2nd place overall at state competition It was a near-perfect season for the Elizabethton High School Betsy Band. Read More
Students holding certificates
3 students rank top in region in playwright competition Three Elizabethton High School students were recently ranked among top playwrights in the region in the 16th annual Barter Theater Young Playwrights Competition. 606 students from Tennessee and ... Read More
Students shake hands with Ken Wiley
Veterans share message of service to country and reverence for flag Service and self-sacrifice were the themes among speeches given Friday at Elizabethton High School’s Veteran’s Day Program. Students gathered to hear from service members in different ... Read More
TNReady Testing Window for grades 9-12 Nov 27 - Dec 15
Are you TNReady? EHS Testing window begins Nov. 27 The TNReady (End-of-Course) testing for EHS students ONLY window will begin Nov. 27 and will end Dec. 15. During these times, students will be taking state tests in English Language Arts, Math, ... Read More
Students with teacher and tourism coordinator
Bartleby Weekly: Elizabethton Walking Tour gets an update The Carter County Tourism Council has been hopeful about updating the Elizabethton Walking Tour. After reaching out to the Bartleby Program at Elizabethton High School, this project is well underway ... Read More
Students in front of altar
Spanish students create ornate ‘ofrenda’ to celebrate Day of the Dead Dia de Los Muertos – Day of the Dead – is celebrated across Central America from October 31 to November 2, and this week, at Elizabethton High School. Level I-IV Spanish classes worked ... Read More
Students in Book Club
Bartleby Weekly: Student book clubs form foundation for leadership, love of literacy While the state and other organizations focus heavily on early literacy skills, three students in Elizabethton High School’s Bartleby Program are working to turn those skills into passion for ... Read More
Teachers and a student participate in the class
Elizabethton teachers, student study education innovation in MIT program Following the Bartleby Program’s success in the XQ Super School Project, select teachers and a freshman from Elizabethton High School are now participating in an invitation-only Massachusetts ... Read More
Students with Coaches
Carter County 4-H team captures state title at Forestry Judging competition A group of local 4-H team members captured state honors in Forestry Judging and will go on to represent both Carter County and the State of Tennessee in the national competition. Read More
EPSO Week: CTE Programs Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses at Elizabethton High School are a hub for EPS opportunity. These programs provide students with pathways to industry certification along with dual ... Read More
EPSO Work Keys
EPSO Week: ACT WorkKeys Assessment While the ACT test is widely regarded as essential for acceptance into most colleges and universities, the ACT WorkKeys Assessment is becoming increasingly important for job seekers to enter the ... Read More
Industry Certification
EPSO Week: Industry Certification After students complete required levels within a program of study, some courses conclude with the option to earn industry certification. For example, after a Health Science student in the Therapeutic ... Read More
Mr. Presnell and student observe blood spatter
Cross Curriculum: Criminal Justice, STEM learn physics, blood spatter analysis On Oct. 24, students from Mr. Ryan Presnell and Mr. Kenny Hardin’s Criminal Justice classes joined Mr. David Campbell’s STEM classes and Ms. Jennifer Banks’ Cyclone Experience Class ... Read More
Dual Enrollment at EHS with EPSO week logo
EPSO Week: Dual Enrollment at EHS Elizabethton High School offers Dual Enrollment classes, which are one of two avenues for students to earn college credits prior to graduation. Students who pass these classes earn college credits ... Read More
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EPSO Week: AP Classes at EHS Elizabethton High School offers Advanced Placement classes, which are one of two avenues for students to earn college credits prior to graduation. Students who score successfully on the AP Exam for ... Read More
Wendy's HS Heisman Logo
EHS Seniors awarded Wendy's High School Heisman Elizabethton, TN (October 23, 2017) – There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the ... Read More
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EHS teacher's research featured in Autism Parenting Magazine Forrest Holt, a special education teacher at Elizabethton High School in East Tennessee, began piloting a program two years ago to determine if students with severe language disabilities could still ... Read More