Williamson County Schools
|Williamson County Schools|
|Williamson County, Tennessee|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Students and staff|
Williamson County Schools (WCS) is a school district in Williamson County, Tennessee, United States. The district is currently made up of over 40,000 students attending 47 schools, including three new schools that opened as scheduled for the 2018–2019 school year. The district is rapidly growing, adding over 1000 new students each year.
Students who live within the K–8 Franklin Special School District zone attend WCS high schools, Centennial and Franklin after completing eighth grade.
WCS is the sixth largest school district in Tennessee.
Mike Looney, Superintendent
Jason Golden, Deputy Director of Schools
Dave Allen, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Assessment (TLA)
Leslie Holman, Chief Financial Officer
Vickie Hall, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
Leigh Webb, Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools
Denise Goodwin, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Schools
The Williamson County Board of Education consists of 12 members, each elected from one of the 12 voting districts for a four-year term.
First District: Angela Durham
Second District: Dan Cash
Third District: Eliot Mitchell
Fourth District: Brad Fiscus
Fifth District: Gary Anderson, Chairman
Sixth District: Jay Galbreath
Seventh District: Sheila Cleveland
Eighth District: Candy Emerson
Ninth District: Rick Wimberly
Tenth District: Beth Burgos
Eleventh District: KC Haugh
Twelfth District: Nancy Garrett
WCS operates 27 elementary schools, including one K–8 school. Creekside Elementary will open in Fall 2019 and will share a building with Oak View Elementary until construction of the new school's permanent building is complete. 
WCS operates 11 middle schools, including one K–8 school.
- Brentwood Middle (1972)
- Fairview Middle (1981)
- Fred J. Page Middle (1981)
- Grassland Middle (1986)
- Heritage Middle (2001)
- Hillsboro Elementary and Middle (1905)
- Mill Creek Middle (2016)
- Spring Station Middle (2010)
- Sunset Middle (2006)
- Woodland Middle (1994)
- Thompson's Station Middle (2018)
WCS operates ten high schools throughout the district. An additional high school was previously planned for opening in 2022, according to the district's 2017 5-year capital outlay plan; however, the district has since chosen to renovate existing high schools to increase capacity in the short term. The district's 10-year building forecast now calls for a new high school in 2025.
- Brentwood High (1982)
- Centennial High (1996)
- Fairview High (1956)
- Franklin High (1910)
- Fred J. Page High (1975)
- Independence High (2004)
- Nolensville High (2016)
- Ravenwood High (2002)
- Renaissance High (2014)
- Summit High (2011)
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- "WILLIAMSON COUNTY SCHOOLS FIVE (5) YEAR CAPITAL PLAN (2017-2022)" (PDF). WCS.edu. Williamson County Schools. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
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- "New elementary on Gosey Hill Road will be called Creekside". Franklin Home Page. 2019-03-29. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
- "Middle Schools". Williamson County Schools. Retrieved 2017-03-23.
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- "Williamson County Schools ITF Needs Five (5) Year Capital Outlay Plan 2016-2022" (PDF). Williamson County Schools. 2016-11-02. Retrieved 2017-03-23.
- Balakit, Melanie. "Williamson Schools: More elementary, middle schools dominate 10-year building forecast". The Tennessean. USA Today Network. Retrieved 15 May 2018.