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150 Proffitt Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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August 19, 2015
8/19/2015 Gatlinburg-Pittman High School has made Newsweek's list of America's Top High Schools. The annual list ranks 500 public high schools across the country. Gatlinburg-Pittman was ranked number 348.

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November 15, 2011
great program for college bound kids, wonderfull teachers with an eye for the students who are matriculating through the school.system. we are a military family who just moved here and our daughter has been in many school around the states. She loves GP and we plan on staying until she graduates so she wont have to change schools again.Most of the people we have met have said its the best school to send our daughter,,....they're the locals. they should know!!!

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January 07, 2010
I am the parent of an over achiever and an under achiever. The staff at Gatlinburg Pittman is to be commended on how they handled both very different students. My under acheiver got her diploma because GP took the time to let her know she could do it when she had given up on herself. For my honor roll student, they are there to offer support, guidance and excellent classes. With a ACT of 30, he will be going to college, hopefully, with a full ride. I have been very happy with this great high school. I would highly suggest any Sevier County resident to send their child there.

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May 28, 2009
Coming from G.P., I have had a head start over some of my fellow college students. Gatlinburg offers some of the best teachers that public schools could hope to have. Also, Gatlinburg's staff helped me earn over $120,000 in scholarship money. This enabled me to attend Maryville College which is a very prestigeous school. In terms of neighboring high schools, Gatlinburg offers one of the best teacher to student ratios and the teachers go out of their ways in order to help students fullfill their academic potentials. The sports programs are top notch and offer competitive varsity positions instead of political like some neighboring schools. Definetely one of the best high schools in the state.

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December 29, 2008
Oustanding school! We have had one child graduate from G.P. and another is a freshman. The faculty truly care about the success of the student and give the students every opportunity to succeed! The counselors are the best I have ever seen. Fantastic! They assited our oldest in receiving a full four year academic scholarship worth over $100,000. Our second child is also in honors classes and an athlete. Do they get special treatment? I don't think so but I do believe the students who can balance both the academics and the athletic side of school are pretty well rounded kids. Not the case with every student but I do believe a majority. Go G.P.!

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August 31, 2008
Gatlinburg-Pittman is an excellent academic institution. I would highly recommend it to any student who is interested.

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September 12, 2007
No question about it, this school is outstanding. Political? No. It is a competitive place in a healthy way. Many times, parents who have problems with their children, will grasp at straws and blame the system for the difficulties that children face. It's amazing how 'political' problems seem to follow some children. Great school, one of the best in the state---and it starts at the top.

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September 11, 2007
the staff seem to really care about the kids and their education thats a good thing

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August 26, 2005
I agree with the parent who said there are big political distinctions. This is a problem that is county wide. This school does work very hard at getting the kids academic scholarships. Not all who attend or teach are merit scholars by a long shot. (Maybe some people actually believe this delusion) Some of the kids attending GP appear to be snooty. Some are down to earth. I found it to be a better school if one is athletically inclined. I should know, I went there.

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August 09, 2005
Gatlinburg Pittman is one of, if not,the best High Schools in the county. They stress academics and in fact have many top students in the county coming to GP just because of their academic programs. They have led the county and state in the number of National Merit Scholars they produce. As in any school the student only gets out what they put put in, but at GP if a student wishes to excel the opportunity is there. I have had two children attend GP and I would not hesitate to send them there again. They both did well in academics and in athletics and the school supported them in both.

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July 25, 2005
GP is one of the better schools in the county school system, however, none county wide are up to par. There are a few teachers here that excel. There are a few that obviously need to get out of the field or retire completely. Problems seem to stem from the inactive and unresponsive Board of Education and school administrators. There is a smaller environment in this school. Big political distinctions. Problems that occur are not always handled, as the environment is dysfunctional. It is like a big elephant in your living room causing havoc and destruction, yet no one talks about it. Athletes are given preferential treatment. Priorities seem to be in the wrong place. Kids who have grown up here find it to be quite normal. Those who have been elsewhere seem to have more objectivity. Slow to be progressive, but better than any other high school in the system.

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June 03, 2005
Although some of the teachers were excellent, my child had several classes in which he did nothing at all. Athletics are definitely valued more than academics. The principal seemed more concerned with no ruffling political feathers than he was with carrying out discipline. I transferred my child.

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August 30, 2004
gatlinburg pittman is a very good high school. It one of the best high schools in the area. They have very well academics and sports teams including the soccer team. If you are looking for a well rounded school this is it.

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Gatlinburg Pittman High School
150 Proffitt Road, Gatlinburg, TN  37738
(865) 436-5637
Last modified Gatlinburg Pittman High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Gatlinburg Pittman High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top