Waynesboro school guide

Education is very important to all of us in Waynesboro, both as a community and as individuals.  The Wayne County School System provides elementary school, on through high school, and there is an alternative high school for technology, as well as adult education.  The mission of the Wayne County School System is to provide Quality Education in a warm, caring, and safe environment.  You may visit their website at: http://www.waynetn.net 

The Promise


Tennessee Promise is both a scholarship and mentoring program focused on increasing the number of students that attend college in our state. It provides students a last-dollar scholarship, meaning the scholarship will cover tuition and fees not covered by the Pell grant, the HOPE scholarship, or state student assistance funds. Students may use the scholarship at any of the state’s 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology, or other eligible institution offering an associate’s degree program.

Drive to 55 


Tennessee’s new Drive to 55 Alliance is an active and rapidly growing alliance of private sector partners, leaders and non-profits working together in support of the state’s Drive to 55 initiative to equip 55 percent of Tennesseans with a college degree or certificate by 2025.  The goal of the Drive to 55 Alliance is to help generate greater private sector awareness, ownership and support for the long-term steps needed in college entry and completion, adult education and training, and identifying and closing skills gaps to better prepare our workforce and our state for the future.

Here is a breakdown of the county's position in the Drive to 55 Tennessee program:   pdfWayne County - Drive to 55 Tennessee

Local Schools

The Wayne County Board of Education is located at 419 South Main St. in Waynesboro.  Gail Grinder is the Director of Wayne County Schools.

Below is a list of the public schools in Wayne County andsurrounding area, as well as area schools of higher education.  


Waynesboro Elementary School Waynesboro Elementary School
115 Helton Street, P.O. Box 219
Waynesboro, TN 38485 
Phone: 931-722-5580
Waynesboro Middle School Waynesboro Middle School
407 South Main Street
Waynesboro, TN 38485 
Phone: 931-722-5545
Waynesboro High School Wayne County High School
707 South Main Street
Waynesboro, TN 38485
Phone: 931-722-3238
Wayne County Technology Center Wayne County Technology Center
703 South Main Street
Waynesboro, TN 38485 
Phone: 931-722-5495
Columbia State College of Clifton Columbia State Community College
795 Main Street 
Clifton, TN 38425 
(931) 676-6966 phone
(931) 676-6941 fax
Bethel College Bethel College
325 Cherry Avenue
McKenzie, TN 38201
(731) 352-4000
Adult Education, an Investment in Tennessee Adult Education
211-A Dexter Woods Memorial Blvd.
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 722-9943

TCAT - Hohenwald
813 West Main Street
Hohenwald, TN 38462
(931) 796-5351

TCAT - Crump
3070 US-64
Crump, TN 38327
(731) 632-3393

 Wayne County Board of Education

419 South Main St.
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 722-3548
(931) 722-7579 fax

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City of Waynesboro, Tennessee
P.O. Box 471
122 Public Square East
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 722-5458
(931) 722-9109