|Bearden High School|
|8352 Kingston Pike
|Type||Public High School|
|Motto||"A Proud Tradition of Excellence"|
|Superintendent||Robert "Bob" Thomas (2017-Present)|
|Principal||Dr. John Bartlett|
|Officer in charge||Sgt. Shelley Ross|
|Hours in school day||7|
|Color(s)||Maroon, Grey, White|
|Athletics||Football, Basketball, Baseball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Rugby, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Wrestling|
|Rivals||Farragut Admirals, West Rebels, Hardin Valley Hawks|
|Feeder to||West Valley and Bearden Middle|
|Affiliations||Public High School|
The current building was built in 1967 finished in 1969, and replaced the old building that eventually became Bearden Elementary School. The current principal is Dr. John Bartlett. Bearden High School athletic teams are dubbed "The Bulldogs." Bearden's rival are the Farragut Admirals and West Rebels.
The school plays competitively football, women's basketball, track and field, volleyball, men's basketball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, wrestling, rugby and climbing.
- Brian Bell - Weezer guitar player
- Tim Burchett - Former Tennessee State Senator and current Knox County mayor
- Brett Carroll - Florida Marlins center fielder.
- Ashley Cleveland - Grammy Award-winning gospel rock singer/songwriter
- Britton Colquitt - Denver Broncos professional American football player, formerly of University of Tennessee
- Dustin Colquitt - Kansas City Chiefs professional American football player, formerly of University of Tennessee
- Dale Dickey - Actress famous for her role as "Patty the Daytime Hooker" in My Name is Earl
- Mike DiFelice - Major League Baseball catcher 
- Phil Garner - former Houston Astros manager
- Jack Hanna- notable animal expert and zookeeper
- Aaron Hoskins - The Dirty Guv'nahs drummer
- Justin Hoskins - The Dirty Guv'nahs bassist
- Dennis Hwang - graphic designer for Google
- Nick Raskulinecz - record producer
- Aaron Schoenfeld - professional soccer player for the Columbus Crew
- Will Schusterick - professional disc golf player
- Thomas Varlan - United States Federal Judge[not in citation given]
- Bernie L. Wade - Bishop, International Circle of Faith
- Holly Warlick University of Tennessee Women's Basketball Head Coach
- Chris Woodruff - professional tennis player
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