Jefferson County's schools offer quality educational programs and enrichment opportunities to a diverse population. Our school system strives for excellence at the local, state, and national levels.

Jefferson County School System

Jefferson County has one of the finest school systems in the state. The district includes seven elementary schools, four middle schools, a high school and an adult education center. Visit the district's web site.

Carson-Newman College

Established in 1851, Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN, offers a Christian liberal arts education in an environment that encourages open, intellectual inquiry and deeper spiritual maturity. Visit Carson-Newman's web site.

Walters State Community College

Serving ten predominately rural east Tennessee counties in the mountains and foothills of the Great Smoky and Clinch mountains, Walters State is a regional college with twenty-first century campuses, dedicated to excellence in teaching and service. Four principal campuses are in Hamblen, Sevier, Greene, and Claiborne counties. Visit Walters State's web site.