Education in Giles County, Tennessee
Giles County School System
Education is a Giles County commitment to lifelong learning through a fabric of resources that are anchored with the Giles County Schools. The kindergarten through high school educational system prepares students to reach their potential at or beyond their grade level. Links to each of Giles County’s schools are provided below. Visit the school system’s website HERE.
Giles County is home to Head Start for area preschool aged children. This active center focuses on child development programs that provide comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to children and their families. Get info HERE.
The Giles County Chamber of Commerce actively engages business and industry in ongoing programs to enhance business knowledge, skills and a lively business community. Learn more HERE.
UT Extension Giles County
Giles County also has the resources for families, communities, businesses and consumers through UT Extension Giles County. With programming, workshops and library resources, the Extension Office offers a wide range of information, education and support for all of Giles County. Beyond that, the Agricultural Extension operates a vibrant 4H program for young people from 4th-12th grades. Get involved HERE.
The Giles County Public Library offers classes and learning opportunities for children and adults, including instruction on the use of computers and other personal technology. Learn more HERE.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Located in Pulaski, TCATP provides competency-based training through superior quality, traditional and distance learning instruction methods that qualify students completing their programs for employment and job advancement. Get started HERE.
University of Tennessee Southern
Founded as Martin Methodist College in 1970, the college became part of the University of Tennessee system in 2021, emerging as a public four-year liberal arts campus in Pulaski, Tennessee. Offering more than 30 academic majors. The college also has an MBA program. Explore options HERE.
|Schools||Giles County Board of Education|
|Central Office||270 Richland Drive – Pulaski, TN 38478|
|Giles County High School|
|Address||200 Sheila Drive – Pulaski, TN 38478|
|Address||10610 Columbia Highway – Lynnville, TN 38472|
|Bridgeforth Middle School|
|Address||1051 Bridgeforth Circle – Pulaski, TN 38578|
|Minor Hill School|
|Address||13099 Minor Hill Highway – Minor Hill, TN 38473|
|Elkton Elementary School|
|Address||176 College Street – Prospect, TN 38477|
|Richland Elementary School|
|Address||10333 Columbia Highway – Lynnville, TN 38472|
|Pulaski Elementary School|
|Address||606 South Cedar Lane – Pulaski, TN 38478|
|Southside Elementary School|
|Address||707 Cedar Lane – Pulaski, TN 38478|
This painting by Pamela Sue Keller hangs in the Giles County Courthouse Commission Room. It is one of a series of paintings commissioned by Giles County to capture aspects of the county’s culture. This painting depicts a classroom of the future.
Giles County Education Central Office
Director of Schools: Vickie Beard
Address: 270 Richland Drive -Pulaski, TN 38478
School Board Members
District 1: Jim Stewart
District 2: Mary McCloud
District 3: Joe T. Parker
District 4: Katie Journey
District 5: Richie Brewer
District 6: Willa Sherrell Smith
District 7: Knox Vanderpool