Tipton County Schools

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Coordinated School Health
Funding and support provided by the Tennessee Department of Education Coordinated School Health Improvement Act TCA 49-1-1002. Schools are the common destination for most of Tennessee's youth each weekday. In Tipton County, we currently have 14 schools with over 12,000 students and over 1,000 staff members. Our Students today need to know how to preserve and promote their own health by developing lifelong healthy habits. The No Child Left Behind Act advocates for focusing on the child as a whole; including social skills, physical health, nutrition, and safety. Coordinated School Health (CSH) provides recommends that the overall school environment is coordinated within and between the school, home, and community to address health-related concerns and accomplish shared goals.

Energy Department

Tipton County Schools is committed to being good stewards of the earth’s environment. We are utilizing conservation awareness and educational programs to promote environmental responsibility for our students, faculty, and staff. Please contact Glenn Turner for more information.

School Age Child Care (SACC)

The School Age Child Care program provides before and after school child care to school-age children (ages 5 to 12) enrolled in Tipton County Schools. Additionally, the SACC offers full-day care when school is not in session such as in-service training days, holidays, and summer.

School Nutrition

The Tipton County School Nutrition Department operates 14 cafeteria sites and serves approximately 8,325 lunches and 3,375 breakfasts each school day. The primary objective of the school nutrition program is to make available to every student a nutritious, well-prepared and attractive lunch every day. The meals provided are in compliance with USDA Regulations and meet the school meal initiative requirement. Please visit the School Nutrition Webpage for lunch menus and nutrition news. Contact Henry Glass, Tipton County School Nutrition Director, for more information.

Transportation

The Transportation Department of Tipton County Schools is an extension of the educational process. The Transportation Department is a key component of the support services system of Tipton County Schools. Each year the Transportation Department services 88% of the total students who attend Tipton County Schools by providing the safest means of transportation. The Transportation Department has two service locations, Covington and Brighton, to service a fleet of 165 buses ranging in capacity from 10 passenger to 78 passenger units. These service locations have a full time mechanical staff to provide on-site service to ensure the safest bus ride for each student. All drivers for the Transportation Department possess a commercial driver’s license with passenger and school bus endorsements, meeting all state requirements. Our daily goal for the Transportation Department is to provide the most efficient and safest ride for the students of the Tipton County School System.

Dr. Charlotte Fisher
Director of Operations

Coordinated School Health
Sherrie Yarbro

Energy & Facilities
Glenn Turner

Maintenance
Barnett Hall

Pupil Services
Daryl Walker

SACC
Stephanie Turnbow

School Nutrition
Henry Glass

Transportation
Jeff Morris