Kids at reading event
Wandell Early Learning Center accepting new Pre-K Applicants, call 423-547-8000 for information!
Key Club Division 7 K-T Lt. Governor
Photography Club
Photography Club
Proud to be an Exemplary School District
Betsy Band with Pride of the Southland Band
Betsy Band with Pride of the Southland Band
LaPorte Track Grand Opening
We are Cyclones
Commissioner McQueen, First Lady Visit

Elizabethton 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

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
Teacher Collaboration
Elizabethton High School launches school-wide project-based learning initiative Bartleby Program & Buck Institute for Education host 3-day PBL seminar 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
XQ in San Frnacisco
BOE hears report from XQ Trip BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Momentum continues to brew for Elizabethton City Schools. City Board of Education members were able to hear reports from Director of Schools Dr. Corey ... Read More
Terry Smith
Congress receives update on Bartleby Program BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star From Elizabethton to Washington, D.C., the Bartleby Program continues to make waves. 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
STRIVE Group photo
How Bartleby Changed The Way I See My Own Education “What is Bartleby?” Dr. Martinez asked our dinner table. “Is it a school, an idea, or only additional classes?” she added on. Read More
Archaeology Simulation
Local teacher one of 12 awarded national scholarship to Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute West Side’s Tammy Markland learns new student engagement methods for history lessons in her elementary English class 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
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Summer Food Programs begin in June School is out but there are numerous locations where food will be provided at no cost in the community thanks to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, US Department of Agriculture, Kids Eat ... Read More
Teacher training
Bartleby hosts project-based learning teacher training for all grade levels Real-world experiences, interdisciplinary studies, project-based application, and community partnerships were the focus of teacher training offered this week in Elizabethton City Schools. Elizabethton ... Read More
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Online Requests Only: Transcript & Student Records Requests Effective May 1, 2018, in an effort to provide enhanced and more secure service for our students, all student records requests including graduation verifications, transcripts, diploma and cumulative ... Read More
educator hall of fame
CCIL inducts Educators Hall of Fame Class of 2018 BY ABBY FRYE, Elizabethton Star Four local teachers joined the ranks of the Carter County Educators Hall of Fame on Saturday evening. Read More
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Registration for fingerprinting now available online Substitute personnel, volunteers, and contractors in Elizabethton City Schools can now register online for fingerprinting, which is required by the State of Tennessee. Complete instructions are ... Read More
Dr. Martinez voices XQ's support for Bartleby
XQ team supports Bartleby vision following recent visit Bartleby is on a journey to rethink high school, and on Thursday night, the team received a special visit from XQ Institute leaders, the organization unifying 18 Super School Projects (including ... Read More