School Systems & Institutions
Education in Greene
Both Greeneville and Greene County school systems received the Governor’s A+ Award for Community Excellence in Education. Only 52 of the 139 school systems in Tennessee have qualified for this recognition.
A skilled workforce is important to the success of any business, and Greene County understands that providing both preparatory and continued training is imperative to economic growth. The Greene County Partnership cooperates with three local institutions to provide education and training opportunities. Please visit their websites for more information or contact Christina Potts, firstname.lastname@example.org, with specific training needs.
Greeneville ranks fifth out of 136 school systems in Tennessee Competency Test results and the city school system consistently rates above state averages in attendance and graduation rates (96.7%). Approximately 238 teachers and administrators (five with doctoral degrees, 147 with master’s degrees, and 14 with specialist degrees) are among the system’s 416 employees. The student/teacher ratio is 14:1 and the Per Pupil Expenditure is $10,237. The Greeneville City School System is also one of only two systems in Tennessee that have maintained accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for more than 40 years.
Of the 565 teachers and administrators employed by the county system, 65% hold advanced degrees. The student/teacher ratio is 15:1 and the Per Pupil Expenditure is $7,640, while the graduation rate is 94.9%. The Greene County School System is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Baileyton Elementary
- Chuckey Elementary
- Chuckey-Doak Middle School
- Doak Elementary
- Mosheim Elementary
- North Greene High School
- South Greene High School
- West Pines Elementary
- Camp Creek Elementary
- Chuckey-Doak High School
- Debusk Elementary
- Glenwood Educational Center
- McDonald Elementary
- Nolachuckey Elementary
- Ottway Elementary
- West Greene High School
Greeneville is home to two outstanding institutions for higher learning, a Walters State Community College satellite campus and Tusculum University. Both schools are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Please visit their websites to learn more.
There are 11 more college campuses located within a two-hour drive of Greene County:
|Walters State Community College||Main Campus in Morristown, Tenn.||30 miles|
|East Tennessee State University||Johnson City, Tenn.||30 miles|
|Milligan College||Johnson City, Tenn.||36 miles|
|Northeast State Community College||Blountville, Tenn.||36 miles|
|Carson-Newman College||Jefferson City, Tenn.||44 miles|
|Mars Hill College||Mars Hill, N.C.||44 miles|
|King College||Bristol, Tenn.||53 miles|
|University of North Carolina Asheville||Asheville, N.C.||54 miles|
|University of Tennessee||Knoxville, Tenn.||72 miles|
|Appalachian State University||Boone, N.C.||86 miles|