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  About The School  

Mission Statement

To educate and produce future leaders.

Vision Statement

East Gadsden High School where the faculty, staff and community work as a cohesive unit to inspire and produce world-class achievers!

The Faculty and Staff of EGHS believe:

  • That we need to share one vision to be successful,
  • That learning increases when all stakeholders take an active role in the success of the school,
  • That student learning increases when everyone demonstrates a commitment to continual personal and professional learning,
  • That learning increases when a safe and ethical atmosphere is provided,
  • That student learning increases when teachers provide a creative learning environment with interesting and relevant activities,
  • That every child can learn, however may learn differently,
  • That students learn, when the needs of the "whole child" are met and when the teacher sets goals to encourage all students to achieve,
  • That student attitudes about learning are affected by the school climate and policies,
  • That student learning increases when teachers include continuous assessment to guide teaching and learning,
  • That student learning increases when students are involved in the assessment of their own work and progress,
  • That all parents have hopes and goals for their children, and
  • That learning increases when parents and families are the primary supporters and motivators of their children's education.

  • Established July 30, 2003


    East Gadsden High School opened in the Fall of 2003. It is located on rolling hills in the heart of Gadsden County approximately halfway between Havana and Quincy. Havana Northside High School (Havana, FL) and James A. Shanks High School (Quincy, FL) were combined to form East Gadsden High School. It has approximately 1100 students. It is building strong programs in the academics as well as award-winning arts and athletic programs. The school colors are North Carolina "Blue and Silver" and the school mascot is the Jaguar.

    EGHS expectations for all students and staff:

  • Arrive on time
  • Be prepared
  • Actively participate in keeping EGHS clean
  • Demonstrate respect for property, others and yourself
  • Maintain focus
  • Be responsible for your choices
  • Cooperate