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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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Open House
Open House / Parent Night Tuesday Please join us for an open house and parent night on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. You will be able to meet your child's teacher and to learn about opportunities and programs available to your child ... Read More
Butterfly House
Blevins Family builds frame for new Wildcat Butterfly House The frame is complete on the new Wildcat Butterfly House at West Side Elementary, which will allow more students to witness the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. West Side’s Blevins family ... Read More
Kindergarten Full Day
Kindergarten schedule to extend to full day Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, kindergartners in Elizabethton City Schools will no longer let out early. This is part of a strategy to increase instruction time and to improve early literacy. ... 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
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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
West Side Phase In
Kindergarten Phase-in On Thursday, August 10 from 8 – 10 a.m., you will have the oppportunity to sign up for a day to bring your child to school on phase-in days. Our first week of Kindergarten will be a phase-in ... Read More
Back to school
Back to school information available Back to school information including open house dates, schedules, calendars, communication information, registration and more is available online under the Parents tab. Click here to check it out! 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
Playground demolition
Phase I of new playground under way Phase I -- the removal of old playground equipment -- has begun at West Side! We hope to have the new equipment installed before the start of the new school year. Read More
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Elizabethton Board of Education researches reorganization of elementary schools Anticipated and historic federal funding cuts and changing laws have caused concern among Elizabethton City Schools (ECS) administrators and members of the Board of Education. Following other efforts ... 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