The mission of Lenoir City Schools is to create a positive educational environment of mutual respect where each student shall discover opportunities to develop necessary skills and attitudes to perform at a level of personal excellence in the twenty-first century.
The Lenoir City School System was organized in 1907 and has been a separate school system since the city was chartered. It consists of an elementary school, a middle school, a high school and the administrative office, all Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accredited. Programs and services provided by Lenoir City Schools include: a continuum of special education services to address individual needs, school psychologists, guidance counselors, mental health coordinator, English Language Learner (ELL) teachers and translators, adult education programs, medical clinics staffed by licensed RN and LPN personnel, and parent and community volunteer programs. Through a strong academic program, progressive use of technology, commitment to the arts, expanded career awareness, competitive athletic programs and active participation in the Loudon County Education Foundation, the Lenoir City Schools are committed to building Lenoir City's future one student at a time.
Lenoir City Schools are comprised of three schools currently serving a growing population of over 2,000 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Lenoir City Schools serves a diverse student population including children who are economically disadvantaged (~34%), Latino/a (~30%), English Language Learners (~14%), and have disabilities (~14%). Lenoir City Schools also operates the Lenoir City Family Resource Center that is dedicated to offering assistance to families and children by providing information, informal counseling, support of existing programs , parenting classes, and home visitation programs.
The school psychology internship at Lenoir City Schools provides a continuum of experiences including assessment, consultation, observation, interviewing, report writing, small group and individual counseling, crisis intervention, and parenting classes.
Experiences are available across the ranges of child development from birth to three programs through high school.
Interns are encouraged to develop independent as well as collaborative skills for working in schools.