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Welcome to the Bradley County Schools Website ::
Welcome to the Bradley County Schools Website!
Johnny McDaniel

 

It is my pleasure to greet you on behalf of the Bradley County Board of Education and the many wonderful teachers, administrators, and support personnel in our system. It is our goal to provide the very best educational opportunities and experiences for our students. We work every day to be a welcoming center of educational excellence with a determined focus on the development of every student. In an atmosphere of mutual respect and high expectations, we teach our students the skills and knowledge they need in the 21st Century to be lifelong learners and productive citizens.

The Tennessee Value-Added System (TVAAS) is a statistical analysis used to measure the teacher’s influence toward student growth. Bradley County Schools has received all 5s – the highest score – for three consecutive years. Bradley County Schools saw improvement in all accountability achievement areas except for English II as reported on the 2013 Tennessee Report Card. All areas of accountability are above the state average with significant gains being made in math. 2012-2013 marked the first graduating class that had to meet the more demanding requirements set forth in the Tennessee Diploma Project. This class had a cohort graduation rate of 89.82%.

Bradley County Schools serves over 10,500 students in 17 schools – 11 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 high schools, an alternative school and a virtual school. Bradley County Virtual School opened in 2012 as an online public school choice for residents of Bradley County using 21st century technology to meet the education needs of students for whom the traditional classroom is not appropriate. In its second year of operation, BCVS has maxed out enrollment at 80 students. Adult students are served through the Bradley/Polk Adult Education Center. Information about the schools can be found at the “schools link” on the home page.

Our school system has received the Tennessee Center for Performing Excellence Commitment Award and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools District Accreditation. These achievements are not easy to accomplish and speak to the hard work and dedication of our great teachers, administrators, and support staff. Bradley County Schools is ranked among the top in Tennessee and continues to be a truly great school system.

Our Mission Statement:

The mission of the Bradley County School System, in partnership with parents and the community, is to develop a literate, self-confident, creative and responsible citizen who is capable of meeting life challenges and who values life-long learning.

Our Vision Statement:

Bradley County Schools will be a welcoming center of educational excellence committed to total student development utilizing data-driven, research-based strategies.

 

Johnny F. McDaniel

Director of Schools