Mission Statement

Covington High School will be recognized as one of Tennessee's top performing high schools, noted for its standards based instruction, innovative academic programs, and an encouraging environment which empowers all students with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to address the challenges of a global society.


As a richly diverse community of learners that values all its members, Covington High School will provide a safe and productive learning environment in which students can communicate effectively, think critically, and solve problems successfully in order to make valuable contributions to society.

Our Beliefs
  • · Faculty, staff and administration will create a safe environment that encourages participation in the learning process.
  • · Faculty, staff, and administration will focus on data driven decisions and diagnostic-prescriptive teaching techniques utilizing a variety of best practice methods.
  • · Faculty will focus on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills needed to function effectively in a rapidly changing society.
  • · Faculty will teach a challenging curriculum that will enable all students to meet their potential on End of Course tests and college entrance exams.
  • · Faculty, staff, and administration will consistently enforce attendance policies and codes of conduct in order to develop students’ sense of responsibility for actions and social well-being.
  • · Education is a group effort requiring the continuous involvement of student, parents, community members, administrators, teachers, and staff members.