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Clinton, TN
Students enrolled: 1,020

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130 Maverick Circle
Clinton, TN 37716

(865) 457-4716
(865) 457-3398
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August 28, 2013
I am a junior at AC right now, and who better to get a perspective from than a student? As a child I always attended Knox County Schools. They were always top notch and very focused on education. AC, however, seems very focused on football. More so than education. I am in the band and we haven't gotten new uniforms in 10 years. The school only pays for one of our three buses we have to take to every game. Mr.Brown, the band director, is an amazing man. Best teacher I've ever had. Not to mention Mrs.Watson (French), Mr.Ortstadt (science), and Mrs.Perry (english). They are some of my favorite and most inspiring and devoted teachers. But as for most of the rest of the teachers, they are also coaches. And are much more focused on their teams than their class. Anyway, I think the band deserves more attention! We have HUNDREDS of trophies lining the band room that nobody seems to recognize, despite our lack of support we've always been an amazing, headstrong band, thanks to Paul Brown!

- submitted by a student
February 05, 2009
I have a 14 year old deaf child who attends this school. He is never treated any diffrent. I am very impressed with Anderson County High. Anderson County High is top rank in my childs education

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no rating January 15, 2009
The college retention rate of Anderson county graduates is extremely low. There are a few exceptions, but for the most part this school lacks in passionate teachers. I would not recommend this school to any parents who want their children to be successful. I would consider a private school in Knoxville before sending my child to school there.

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November 30, 2008
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October 06, 2008
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May 28, 2008
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no rating April 22, 2008
I had two sons graduate from AC and went on to become very successful. They credit the teachers they had there with the success they later had in college. In addition they both played football and will tell you that the commitment that is made to athletics there did not deter from the academic mission of the school. I highley recommend AC as a place for a challenging and well rounded education.

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April 01, 2008
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September 05, 2007
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June 18, 2007
Anderson County High School has a great atmosphere for students. My daughter enjoys going to school there, and that is one thing that I couldn't say about her school before we moved to Tennessee. But I am concerned about the quality of academics. There seems to be no one watching what's going on in the classroom; I can't count the movies my daughter watched in the 2nd semester of school, many of which had nothing to do with the content area. The academic challenge is not there.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2007
My child is a sophomore at Anderson county right now, and she loves it. it's the kind of school where every one fits in somewhere and where you cna just be who you want to be. she is in the band, and I must say, it is extraordinary! all the other extracurricular activities are well put together and provide and opportunity to learn and have fun. I find that I can be very involved and kept up to date with everything. their academic programs are excellent as well. as long as the child stays focused and actually tries to pay attention, then they will receive a top notch education. I would recommend this school to any one who wants to give their kids a quality education and a great chance to experience life.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2007
This school is too football oriented and lacks academic achievement. With the exception a small handfull of teachers, the quality of the education received is poor.

- submitted by a student
October 16, 2004
My step-daughter goes to ACHS and she seems very pleased. She comments daily on the great Language Arts and Spanish teachers and classes. ACHS has taken our children and made them into leaders. I plan on sending my children there as well. -Diana Moser

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July 17, 2004
This school has been really good to the students and the parents both. People should really enjoy their time there, I know I did when I attended the school... I will enjoy sending my children there aswell. They have helped me in various area's that no other school cound, I thank them for all the effort they have put into the system.

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Anderson County High School
130 Maverick Circle, Clinton, TN  37716
(865) 457-4716
Last modified Anderson County High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Anderson County High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top