The Mountain City

Mountain City Elementary is chosen as a 2008
No Child Left Behind-
Blue Ribbon School.


Mountain City Elementary named ‘Exceptional School’ by State



Home of the Steers


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Pre-Kindergarten/Head Start
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
Special Programs
Physical Education

Reading Specialist
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Student Handbook

Dates to Remember  

May 5 Moving Up Day 1:45-2:45

May 6 Olympic Day: Awards K-2 1:15, 3-4 1:50, and 5-6 2:25

May 9 Field Trips: Kindergarten, 1st (AR), 3rd, 4th, and 6th

May 10 Field Trips: Pre-K/Headstart, 1st, 5th, 6th

May 10 Kindergarten End of the Year Celebration 6:00 gym

May 11 Assessment Celebration: K-3 8:30-11:15, HS 11:15-12:15, 4-6 12:00-2:45

May 12 Pre-K/Headstart Last Day

May 16 Last 1/2 Day! Report Cards Go Home

May 23 Summer Food Program First Day

May 24-25 Kinder Camp 8:30-12:30

2015-2016 School Calendar

Our Mission

The mission of Mountain City Elementary School is to provide resources, a positive environment, and support for student learning that facilitates high levels of achievement for all students and excellence in instruction by teachers.

School Wide Theme

Building on the Best

MCE School Pledge

I will strive to be a Steer Scholar every day in every way.

I will arrive at school on time and ready to learn.

I will do my best on every assignment.

My words and actions will show respect for my teachers, my classmates, and myself.

I will show self-control and responsibility in the decisions I make.

I will make a positive contribution to my school, my community, and my world.

I will do this for myself because I am worth it.

Shared Vision

The Mountain City Elementary School organization is a place of high expectations leading to higher achievement for all. Our vision is to be student focused; allowing student needs to drive planning, staffing, organizing, directing, and budgeting.

School Beliefs

  • All children can learn and will meet or exceed proficiency in all content areas on standardized testing.
  • Students' learning needs will be the primary focus when planning and modifying instruction.
  • Policies and procedures that support excellence and equity in student performance will be established collaboratively by teachers, administrators, parents and community.
  • Early intervention is planned to foster student success.
  • All students will be encouraged and challenged when learning in ways that are adapted to their needs which may include special services and achievement.
  • There is a strong link between attendance and achievement.

  • Positive relationships between caring adults and students will foster academic success.
  • Decisions will be based on both formative and summative data and evidence based research.
  • Ongoing communication and collaboration with all stakeholders is vital to the success of students.
  • Parent engagement and community involvement are important to the development of the whole child.

School Improvement Goals

Goal 1:  Students will meet or exceed the state's attendance rate of 93% and the district's rate of 95%

Goal 2:  In kindergarten-second grade, the percentage of students scoring average or above average on the K-2 Assessment (SAT-10) in Readign/LA and Math will increase from the previous year

 Goal 3:  In grades three-six, the percentage of students scoring proficient or advanced on the TCAP in all areas will increase from the previous year

 Goal 4:  Mountain City Elementary SchoolFamily engagement opportunities will focus on Reading/Language Arts



Mountain City Elementary School
Home of the Steers
301 Donnelly Street
Mountain City, Tennessee 37683
(423) 727-2621
Fax  (423) 727-2631
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