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.

Greeneville City School System

The Greenville City School District leads with the vision that graduates will be prepared and confident to own THEIR future!

During the 2018-19 school year, approximately 2,800 students were served by the Greeneville City School District’s four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Students there also have the opportunity to attend the Greene Technology Center, which offers classes in automotive repair, industrial electricity, collision repair, computer science, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, health science, machine tool technology, pre-engineering, welding and Dual Enrollment opportunities through Tennessee College of Applied Technology.

Greeneville City School District is consistently ranked as one of Tennessee’s top-performing school districts. Highlights:

  • The Greeneville City School District was ranked the No. 1 best public-school district in Tennessee by both Business Insider Magazine and in Niche Ranking’s survey twice. The district consistently ranks in the top 5 of Niche Rankings.
  • The Greeneville City School District received the highest possible score for student growth for the 2017-2018 school year, level 5. EastView Elementary, Hal Henard Elementary, Tusculum View Elementary, Greeneville Middle School, and Greeneville High School all received level 5 growth scores as well.
  • The Greeneville City School District was named an Exemplary District by the TN Department of Education for the 2017-2018 school year. The state has given this designation to school districts for the past two years and Greeneville City Schools has been named Exemplary each year.
  • EastView Elementary, Tusculum View Elementary, Greeneville Middle School, and Greeneville High School were named Reward Schools by the TN Department of Education for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The district consistently ranks above the state and the nation on ACT composite scores. The 2017 composite ACT score for Greeneville High School was 21.3, compared to the Tennessee average of 19.8 and national average of 21. In addition, the Greeneville City School District was one of only 10 school districts in Tennessee that tested 100% of students.
  • Greeneville City School District was ranked 6th in the U.S. by the Center for Digital Education for innovative uses of technology.
  • Greeneville High School had 97.6% graduation rate in 2018.

Greene County School System

We Guide, Cultivate, and Succeed.

The Greene County School System provides quality educational experiences and extra-curricular activities to approximately 6,500 students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The basic education and majority of the special education services are delivered through 9 elementary schools, one middle school, and four high schools. All of the elementary schools with the exception of two, Doak Elementary and Chuckey Elementary, enroll students in kindergarten through grade eight. Doak and Chuckey enroll students in kindergarten through grade five. Mosheim, the largest school in the system, houses both an elementary and middle school. Additional programs are located at the Glenwood Education Center. These programs include an alternative school, ROTC, the Early Learning Program (ELP), and B.E.S.T. The success of these programs is a direct result of the hard work and dedication of the approximate 530 certified and 350 classified personnel employed by the system.


  • Three bronze US News High Schools
  • Level 5 school district for four years straight. Greene County Schools received a score of 5 in literacy, numeracy, and social studies.

Higher Education

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, TN 30 miles
East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN 30 miles
Milligan College Johnson City, TN 36 miles
Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN 36 miles
Carson-Newman College Jefferson City, TN 44 miles
Mars Hill College Mars Hill, NC 44 miles
Virginia Intermont College Bristol, VA 51 miles
King College Bristol, TN 53 miles
University of North Carolina Asheville Asheville, NC 54 miles
University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 72 miles
Appalachian State University Boone, NC 86 miles


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