William Blount High School, located in Blount County, Tennessee, and named after the former Governor of the Southwest Territory and signer of the United States Constitution, opened its doors in 1979. Located on approximately 150 sprawling acres in East Tennessee, the school has a student population of approximately 1900.
The school is home to 107 highly-qualified teachers. All teachers assigned to William Blount High School are highly qualified according to No Child Left Behind (NCLB) guidelines. Parents have the right to check the licensing qualifications of teachers by visiting this website. We have six administrators, including one admin/athletic director, four counselors, a psychologist, and two nurses. 32% of the faculty hold bachelor degrees, 50% hold masters degrees, and 18% hold education specialists degrees.
William Blount has a football stadium that holds more than 5,000 fans. We have a freshman academy, three indoor basketball courts, eight tennis courts, two libraries, nine computer labs, and much more.
ALERT: Important information for parents and students:
- Teachers return to school on July 25, 2013 for a week of professional development.
- August 5, 2013: First day of school for students.
- Click here to view a video of Mr. Patton's STEM project.
- The curriculum guide for 2012-2013 is online. Click here or the "Curriculum Guide" link at the top of this page.
- See what's new and great at WBHS on our blog, Positively William Blount.
Please click here
to access the Blount County Research Guide (Microsoft Word)
Students can sign up for 1010 forms in SAO (Student Affairs Office). They can be picked up on FRIDAY in SAO
Parking permits are sold on FRIDAY
Information about BLUE HOLDS can be found with Ms. Lane in Guidance
The best way to contact a teacher is through e-mail. Email addresses can be found at www.blountk12.org
William Blount High School graduates will be self-disciplined learners able to tackle the challenges of college, the workforce, and life in general while considering the rights and needs of others in the global community.
WBHS Learning Expectations for Students
The faculty and staff of William Blount High School have set high expectations for student learners. Regardless of the subject area, our students should demonstrate the following:
- Knowledge of subject matter
- Effective communication skills, both oral and written
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Proficiency in applicable skills
- Responsible citizenship
Blount County Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment, recruitment, consideration, or selection on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Blount County Schools complies with the provisions of Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Age Discrimination Act of 1967; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.