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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.

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West Side Elementary Parent Involvement Activity - Reading Fair Tuesday, March 20, 2018 6:00-7:00 West Side Elementary Parent Involvement Activity - Reading Fair Tuesday, March 20, 2018 6:00-7:00 To celebrate West Side’s commitment to reading, students will participate in our ... 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 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
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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
Students Reading
ECS awarded grant to continue ‘Camp Read-A-Lot’ BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star City youth will soon have the opportunity to go through a unique camping experience over the summer. Elizabethton City Schools recently learned the district ... Read More
Reward
West Side Elementary School Students Celebrate a Reward School Day As a school-wide reward for being a top Tennessee school, West Side Elementary students were rewarded by taking a school trip to Quantum Leap in Johnson City December 13, 2017. Read More
Reward
West Side Elementary School Reward School West Side Elementary School was again ranked among the top five percent of schools in the state and was named a Reward School. Schools may be designated Reward Schools based on performance or ... 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
Proud to be a Reward School
West Side named Reward School, ECS named Exemplary West Side Elementary School was again ranked among the top five percent of schools in the state and was named a Reward School. Schools may be designated Reward Schools based on performance or ... Read More