Three exceptional public school systems complete the McMinn County School system, each designated as Rewards Schools, offering students from Pre-K through high school rigorous and relevant learning opportunities.

McMinn County Schools

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Elementary School District

All students are offered numerous options to engage and meet their learning styles, including an array of private schools in the broader area. Along with providing remarkable Pre-K through 12th grade choices, McMinn County Career and Technical Education programs implement 24 programs of study within 16 national career groups.

Elementary & Secondary Schools

McMinn County Schools Photo

McMinn County Schools


Athens City Schools

Etowah City Elementary School District Photo

Etowah City Elementary School District


Private Schools

Christ's Legacy Academy Photo

Christ's Legacy Academy

Fairview Christian Academy Photo

Fairview Christian Academy


Postsecondary Schools

Tennessee Wesleyan University Photo

Tennessee Wesleyan University

Cleveland State Community College Photo

Cleveland State Community College

McMinn Higher Education Center Photo

McMinn Higher Education Center

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens Photo

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens


Japanese School

East Tennessee Japanese School Photo

East Tennessee Japanese School