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History of Lookout Valley Middle/High

Lookout Valley is a community located eight minutes from downtown Chattanooga. It is an area in transition from a closed, small-town atmosphere to a suburbia of a medium-sized southern city. In 1973, Lookout Valley was annexed by the city of Chattanooga. The area served by Lookout Valley Middle and High School includes Lookout Valley, Tiftonia, and parts of St. Elmo.

In 1957, construction of Lookout Valley Junior High School began. In 1958, the junior high school included grades six through eight. During the next school year, the junior high school served grades seven through nine. High school students attended Central High School.

In 1971, the addition of a high school was completed. Willing eleventh graders returned from Central High School. The following year, Lookout Valley High School served grades seven through twelve. In 1989, grade six was added.

Mission Statement

Lookout Valley Middle/High School partners with all stakeholders to maintain a student-focused, twenty-first century learning community.  We strive to provide optimal educational opportunities enabling all students to develop skills, acquire knowledge and become life-long learners.

Vision Statement

Lookout Valley Middle/High School rigorously cultivates the learning potential of all students to achieve success as global citizens.


It is Hamilton County Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin, creed, religion, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies or its programs including its career and technical education program.  LEP: Lack of English language proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in career and technical education programs.  Please contact our 504 coordinator for inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Suzanne Smith, 504 Coordinator, Title 2 Coordinator

Rachel Duke, Title 9 Coordinator

9050 Career Lane, Ooltewah TN 37363


School Events
•  LVHS Prom

Sports Events
•  Baseball vs. Howard  (HS Baseball)
•  Baseball vs. South Pittsburg (Varsity and JV)  (HS Baseball)
•  HS Soccer vs. CSAS  (HS Soccer)
•  MS Baseball vs. CCS  (MS Baseball)
•  Softball vs. Signal Mountain  (HS Softball)
•  Baseball vs. South Pittsburg (Varsity and JV)  (HS Baseball)
•  Softball vs. South Pittsburg  (HS Softball)
•  Softball vs. CGLA  (HS Softball)
•  HS Soccer vs. Chattanooga Patriots  (HS Soccer)
•  MS Baseball vs. South Pittsburg  (MS Baseball)
•  Baseball vs. East Ridge  (HS Baseball)
•  Red Bank Invitational  (HS Softball)

Fine Arts Events
•  Rookie Rehearsal: 2:30-4:00  (Band)
Recurrence: Weekly from 8/30/2017 to 5/23/2018

Lookout Valley Senior Resume Project
As part of the Senior Project, which all students are required to complete for graduation, our seniors worked with members of...

Junior Class Retreat 2017 Wednesday, March 08, 2017, our current Junior class gathered in the LVMHS library to participate...

Congratulations to the following LVHS Band of Gold students who were selected to participate at All-State East at the Park Vista...

Congratulations to Lookout Valley Middle High School students who auditioned for the 2016 ETSBOA Junior Clinic.  Each student...

On November 11-13 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee at the Embassy Suites Convention Center, Lookout Valley High School had eight participants...

Congratulations to Kadijah Tinker who performed last night with the Chattanooga Youth Symphony Orchestra at Brainerd Baptist...

Each summer Prison Prevention Ministries has all students that attended a prison tour with them throughout the summer write about...

Have you ever had that teacher who's "the best of the bunch?" Have you ever had a teacher who has changed your life and...

Congratulation to the Middle School Volleyball team for their win against TN Christian Prep yesterday.  The next game is...

Lookout Valley High School/Middle School PTA Open House Monday, August 22, 2016   6:30 p.m. See what’s...

Special thanks to Senator Todd Gardenhire for donating a new Tennessee State Flag to Lookout Valley Middle/High School! Go...

Dear Parents and Students: The Transportation Hotline number for Hamilton County Schools is:  423-209-5555 Parents can...

Improving School Conditions!