Currently, the Board of Education is working on a capital project that will create two middle schools for grades 5-8 out of Liberty Bell and Indian Trail Intermediate School, which is planned to be finished in three years.
Here is an overview of the school system:
• Cherokee Elementary
Principal: Richard Hutson
Students enrolled last school year: 368
• Fairmont Elementary
Principal: Carol McGill
Students enrolled last school year: 474
• Lake Ridge Elementary
Principal: Renee Wood
Assistant Principal: Tonya Ness
Students enrolled last school year: 522
• Mountain View Elementary
Principal: Melissa Stukes
Assistant Principal: Tonya Neas
Students enrolled last school year: 444
• North Side Elementary
Principal: Sharon Pickering
Students enrolled last school year: 234
• South Side Elementary
Principal: Anne Littleford
Students enrolled last school year: 344
• Towne Acres Elementary
Principal: Josh Simmons
Students enrolled last school year: 387
• Woodland Elementary
Principal: Karen Reach
Students enrolled last school year: 360
• Indian Trail Intermediate School
Principal: James Jacobs
Assistant Principals: Allecia Frizzell, Chris Feathers
Indian Trail Intermediate School enrolled just over 1,200 students. The home of the Hawks offers a morning intramural program, community service projects, STEM, digital media and Educational Technology. Students can also be involved in the CLEAN club, an environmental group or ITIS News!, a taped news broadcast for the school.
• Liberty Bell Middle School
Principal: Donna Morgan
Assistant Principals: Charles Corwin, Jennifer Moore
Liberty Bell Middle School offers many different opportunities for student. STEM students in grades 7 and 8 can learn robotics through the VEX Robotic Design, Vocal music, orchestra, band, theater, Genius Hour, Exploring Tech, Service Learning and journalism are all classes taught at the school. The school also takes part in educational partnerships with Milligan College and East Tennessee State University. In the 2017-19 school year, the middle school enrolled 1,193 students.
• Science Hill High School
Principal: Todd Barnett
Assistant Principals: Carmen Bryant, Josh Carter, George Laoo, Jonathan Minton, Julie Decker, Melanie Riden-Bacon, Keith Turner.
The Science Hill Class of 2018 completes over 46,000 community service hours collectively. The year saw many accomplishments including: All-State band, choir and orchestra programs, an award-winning speech competition group the SHowsTOPPERS, championship athletic teams and five National Merit Scholars. In the 2017-18 schools year, 2,227 student were enrolled in Science Hill High School.
For more information and to stay up to date on information regarding Johnson City Schools, visit jcschools.org.