255 Powell Valley School Lane
Speedwell, TN 37870
Elementary School: 423.869.4659
Middle School: 423.869.5952
Fax: 423.869.8343



The mission of Powell Valley Elementary School, a community based, child-centered school is to develop independent thinkers in order to enable students to become life-long learners and contributing citizens through positive learning experiences and a meaningful curriculum provided by a caring team.


We will collaborate with the parents and community to create a peaceful, productive, and orderly learning environment that meets the academic, social, and developmental needs of all of our students and provides a solid foundation for their future high school education.


2/6/18 — Homework Hotline

Claiborne County students can now take advantage of the Homework Hotline.

Click here or call 615-298-6636

2/6/18 — PTIA Valentine Packages

PTIA’s annual Valentine Packages can now be ordered.  All orders are due by Monday, February 12th.

1/25/18 — PVMS Boys’ Basketball Team Headed to State 

The PVMS Boy’s Basketball Team captured the Area 2 A District Runner up in the championship game played last night at Jellico High School.  They will have an automatic bid to the East TN Region Sectional on Saturday.  We are so proud of them!  Good luck in state!

1/12/18 — Students and Teachers of the Month Announced 

On Friday, January 12th, our Students and Teachers of the Month were announced.  We are so proud of our faculty and students.  Keep up the great work!  You all are at the top of the totem pole!

12/6/17 — Athletic Teams Place in County Tournament  

Congratulations to our athletic teams for placing in the 2017 county tournament.

Dance Team — 3rd Place

Cheer Team — 4th Place

Boys’ Basketball — 3rd Place

All Tournament Team — Justin Moore, Lance Owens, and Haley Short

12/4/17 — Little League Basketball Sign Ups Now Open 

We are excited to announce that our little league basketball program is now accepting registration forms.  You can print the form from the basketball page under athletics.

11/17/17 — PV in the Running for $10,000.00 Grant 

We are so excited to announce that we are one of the finalist for the Shapiro Cheese USA “Build a Bright Future” Contest.  Please help us win the contest by voting each day starting tomorrow. For more info, please read the attached flyer.  Please spread the word!  Help us earn this money to purchase more technology for our school!  Voting ends 11/30/17. Thanks, Indians!

11/3/17 — Veterans Day 

Forms were sent home last week inviting Veterans to our annual Veterans Day program. Please send them back to school ASAP.   Our program is Thursday, November 9th, at 1:00 in the middle school gym.   Thank you, Veterans, for your service!

10/22/17– Spirit Cards For Sale 

For our final fall fundraiser, we are selling Spirit Cards. If you will like to purchase one, please contact the main office.  Thank you for supporting our school.  We are thankful for our community.


10/10/17– New Middle School Walks and Rides Pick Up Plan

Beginning Monday, October 23rd, the middle school will have a new pick up plan.  Cars will go around the middle school from the left and line up starting at the side doors next to the loading dock.  If you have any questions, please contact the main office. Thank you for your support with keeping our students safe. 

10/10/17 — Fall Festival Money Totals are In

We are excited to announce that we raised $9,600.00 from our Fall Festival. Thank you for supporting our school!  We appreciate our community, students, parents, and staff!

9/19/17 — Yearbooks are going on Sale!

Our 2017-2018 Yearbook will go on sale on Monday, 9/25/17.  Students can order their yearbooks now and receive a free icon on the front of the book. Click the above picture to order online.

9/19/17 — Relay for Life

Our school raised over $1000.00 for Relay for life.  Way to go, Indians!

Students and staff get ready for “TRIBE THURSDAYS”!!!

Every Thursday all year long we encourage you to wear a Powell Valley shirt or Orange and Black!

On Thursdays your homeroom teacher will take a count to see who’s showing Indian pride! Teachers are included in the count!

The grade with the most Indian pride will receive the spirit stick! Also, it will be announced every Friday morning in the announcements, at the home basketball games, and on our school Facebook page (your picture may be included)!

7/23/17 — Archery Results Are In 

Our Archery team shot in the World Tournament in Orlando yesterday.  They placed 26th overall and 2nd in the state of Tennessee. We are proud of our Archery. We would like to give a special thank you to our coaches and community for their support. Go Indians!


The Claiborne County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its educational programs, activities or employment policies and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  Inquiries regarding compliance with the non-discrimination policies should be directed to 504/Title IX Coordinator at (423) 626-7979.