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I Am Hamilton - Kaylea Moore, a student at Tyner Academy
Today, “I am Hamilton” spotlights Kaylea Moore, a sophomore in the UTC Institute of Teaching and Learning at Tyner Academy. Kaylea is a student ambassador for the UTC Institute and represents the program and school at special functions and meetings. She helps to recruit prospective students into the program and hosts visitors and guests interested in the program. Kaylea recently helped when the school hosted Frank Brogan from the U.S. Department of Education. Along with her institute activities, she is also ranked number one in her class.
Jan 24
CHI Memorial partners with Hixson High Future Ready Institute healthcare program
CHI Memorial formally announced a partnership with the successful Hixson High Future Ready Institute healthcare program on Tuesday. The announcement involved administration and students from Hixson High, CHI Memorial representatives, district administrators, and leaders in the Future Ready Institute program.
Jan 23
Middle and high school students read more with access to free audiobooks from Audible
Audible has selected Hamilton County Schools for participation in their Student Technology Program that provides free audiobooks for students in grades 8 through 12. Audible, the world’s largest producer and distributor of audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, provides the students and their English language arts teachers, with an Audible account providing free access to a collection of 80 titles commonly used in grades 8-12. The Audible program provides Hamilton County Schools with 18,000 free subscriptions during the 2019-2020 school year and is available to students in the Missionary Ridge Learning Community. Students and staff have activated over 6,000 Audible accounts at the half-way point in the school year.
Jan 23
Daisy Elementary School is a Tennessee Reward School
Hamilton County Schools has enjoyed historic success in the past year for academic growth and academic performance. The school system had a district record 32 schools earn Reward status from the Tennessee Department of Education. Daisy Elementary in the North River Learning Community displays the new banner from the state recognizing their accomplishment. Reward schools are those improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and student groups. Reward designation is the highest honor for academic achievement in Tennessee.
Jan 23
Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School is a Tennessee Reward School
Hamilton County Schools has enjoyed historic success in the past year for academic growth and academic performance. The school system had a district record 32 schools earn Reward status from the Tennessee Department of Education. Bess T. Shepherd Elementary students and staff in the Harrison Bay Learning Community display the new banner from the state recognizing their accomplishment. Reward schools are those improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and student groups. Reward designation is the highest honor for academic achievement in Tennessee.
Jan 22
DuPont Elementary School is a Tennessee Reward School
Hamilton County Schools has enjoyed historic success in the past year for academic growth and academic performance. The school system had a district record 32 schools earn Reward status from the Tennessee Department of Education. DuPont Elementary in the North River Learning Community displays the new banner from the state recognizing their accomplishment. Reward schools are those improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and student groups. Reward designation is the highest honor for academic achievement in Tennessee.
Jan 21
Allen Elementary School is a Tennessee Reward School
Hamilton County Schools has enjoyed historic success in the past year for academic growth and academic performance. The school system had a district record 32 schools earn Reward status from the Tennessee Department of Education. Allen Elementary students in the North River Learning Community display the new banner from the state recognizing their accomplishment. Reward schools are those improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and student groups. Reward designation is the highest honor for academic achievement in Tennessee.
Jan 21
McConnell Elementary School is a Tennessee Reward School
Hamilton County Schools has enjoyed historic success in the past year for academic growth and academic performance. The school system had a district record 32 schools earn Reward status from the Tennessee Department of Education. McConnell Elementary in the North River Learning Community displays the new banner from the state recognizing their accomplishment. Reward schools are those improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and student groups. Reward designation is the highest honor for academic achievement in Tennessee.
Jan 21
Elaine Harper selected to lead the North River Learning Community in Hamilton County Schools
Elaine Harper, principal of Red Bank High School, is the new executive director of the North River Learning Community in Hamilton County Schools. Harper moves into the position formerly held by Dr. Neelie Parker, who took over as chief schools officer for Hamilton County Schools in December. The North River Learning Community includes Hixson High, Sale Creek Middle/High, Sequoyah High, Soddy Daisy High, Hixson Middle, Loftis Middle, Soddy Daisy Middle, Soddy Elementary, Daisy Elementary, Hixson Elementary, Allen Elementary, Big Ridge Elementary, DuPont Elementary, McConnell Elementary, Middle Valley Elementary, and North Hamilton County Elementary.
Jan 17
East Hamilton Middle/High is a Tennessee Reward School
Hamilton County Schools has enjoyed historic success in the past year for academic growth and academic performance. The school system had a district record 32 schools earn Reward status from the Tennessee Department of Education. Principal Brent Eller and students from East Hamilton in the Missionary Ridge Learning Community display the new banner from the state recognizing their accomplishment. Reward schools are those improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and student groups. Reward designation is the highest honor for academic achievement in Tennessee.
Jan 15
Soddy Elementary is a Tennessee Reward School
Hamilton County Schools has enjoyed historic success in the past year for academic growth and academic performance. The school system had a district record 32 schools earn Reward status from the Tennessee Department of Education. Assistant Principal Meghan Moss and students from Soddy Elementary in the North River Learning Community display the new banner from the state recognizing their accomplishment. Reward schools are those improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and student groups. Reward designation is the highest honor for academic achievement in Tennessee.
Jan 14
I Am Hamilton - Chloey Green, a student at Allen Elementary
Today, “I am Hamilton” spotlights Chloey Green, a fifth-grader at Allen Elementary. Chloey presented an idea to her school leaders to help encourage a young child she knew who had been affected by bullying in another state. She wanted children at Allen to write letters of encouragement to the child to show there is kindness in the world. The fifth-grade students at Allen responded by sending more than 60 letters to the young man to help him through a difficult time.
Jan 13
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Focus Five Performance Targets

The district will pursue five overarching performance targets to measure our success at the end of the Future Ready 2023! five-year time-frame. These are: Reading Language Arts (RLA) 3rd grade - 50% proficiency by 2023, Algebra 1- double proficiency by 2023, Early post-secondary course or earned an industry credentials (EPSOs) - 75%, ACT- 21 by 2023, Graduation rates- 90% by 2023
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We have over 4,500 students of our total student population of more than 44,500, who speak a language other than English as their primary language. Hamilton County Schools ESOL Department serves K-12 students from many countries speaking over 79 different languages!