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9-12
Public district
Bristol, TN
Students enrolled: 1,187
 

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1112 Edgemont Avenue
Bristol, TN 37620

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(423) 652-9494
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Amount of homework: Too much
June 15, 2015
Again, too much. The princible doesn't care, the teachers don't care, you're left feeling like you're the only one who has trouble and that it is just YOU are lazy. That's why it took so long for anything to actually happen. All of the people who agreed with me felt like they were the only ones feeling this way, so they just carried along in the herd conformity a sedated zombie.

- submitted by a student
Develops grit: Agree
June 15, 2015
YES. But not in the way you would want. You have to be determined to do all their work. I couldn't keep staying up EVERY night for hours just to do it. I gained 50 pounds, developed dark circles, and I even got carpal tunnel syndrome.

- submitted by a student
Develops respect: Neutral
June 15, 2015
I little too much. Just do what ever someone tells you no matter what the work load.

- submitted by a student
Develops empathy: Neutral
June 15, 2015
At times they "seem" like they care but really we all know its just for that check. What really annoyed me though, once they publicly congratulated a 10 grade 16 or 17 year old girl for having a baby. We (we as in my mother and I) voiced how that we thought that was wrong, because they could have just NOT said anything but they put that in the announcements, the principle replied "I congratulate birth no matter what the context."

- submitted by a student
Develops honesty: Neutral
June 15, 2015
I don't think it is fair because there is a lot of religious influence, and everyone is "lulled" into this unknowingly.

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May 04, 2010
this school is a really great school. i am a freshmen here and i love it. the teacher take the time to acually teach the students and not just throw the lesson plan at them. they really care about you. if you need extra help they are glad to saty after school and tutor you one on one. so all in all this school is a really great school and place to learn and grow!

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December 20, 2009
Tennessee High School was one of the worst experiences of my life! I came home from school crying every day. The cliques are horrible. And teachers really tend to pick favorites. Teachers are just as bad about the cliques as the students. All that Tennessee High School tends to care about is football and basketball. They need a variety of things, such as sports, academics, the arts, ect. It seems that there are two groups at this school. Upper and the lower class. Theres no middle class. I am recenty attending Sullivan South, and couldn't ask for a better school. Tennessee High is just a horrible memory now! Parents--if your child isnt a fan of sports and cliques, don't send them there!

- submitted by a community member

June 19, 2009
Tennessee High is a superb high school. Not only are their athletics terrific, academically they are the best high school in the region. Any county school would be jealous (especially East!).

- submitted by a student

September 23, 2007
Tennessee High School is an amazing school. I had several children go through there and each one left and went on to major universities such as the Univesity of Tennessee and Washington and Lee in Lexington. I didn't have one problem with this school and plan to send my young one there!

- submitted by a parent

May 28, 2006
My daughter graduated from this school in 2004. She received an excellent education and most teachers were highly qualified and dedicated. The administration left something to be desired but it could have been worse. The Principal has since retired.

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February 01, 2006
I have a child that goes to THS and they really enjoy it there. I understand THS is a role model to many other schools for their academic acheivements and for the athletics. THS is great and they strive to be the best in everything they do. Thankyou for helping my daughter achieve her goals.God Bless!

- submitted by a parent

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Tennessee High School
1112 Edgemont Avenue, Bristol, TN  37620
(423) 652-9494
Last modified Tennessee High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tennessee High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top