Leadership for the
Helping Students



Mission Statement

The mission of Locust Fork High School is to provide students with the skills necessary to be confident, self-directed, lifelong learners so that they may become responsible citizens and productive members of society.


• Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
• A safe, well organized, and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
• Students differ in the way that they learn, and these differences should be addressed while providing a challenge curriculum that encourages academic growth.
• An atmosphere in which academic success is recognized and celebrated encourages student learning, enhances self-esteem, and promotes respect among and between students and faculty.
• The commitment to continuous Improvement is imperative for our school if we are to produce students who will become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.
• Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community should work in concert with one another for the purpose of advancing the school’s mission.

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Blount County Board of Education
James E. Carr, Superintendent

Mission Statement

The mission of Blount County Schools is to create lifelong learners by providing quality education and meeting the needs of all students.


Blount County Schools will work closely with students, staff, families, and community stakeholders to prepare responsible citizens ready to succeed in an ever-changing global society.

We believe that....

  • Learning should be the primary focus of our schools.
  • All students can learn when provided with quality instruction.
  • Students should be actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Our schools should be safe and positive learning environments.
  • We must commit ourselves to continuous learning.
  • Education is a partnership among schools, families, and communities.


Blount County Schools: Providing the Keys to Lifelong Learning