Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, will make a number of initial visits to selected Knox County Schools during the first three weeks of the new school year. He has invited members of the Board of Education, as well as other elected officials and stakeholders, to join him as their schedules permit. (Schedule of visits)
2013 - 2014
Main Phone: Please call (865) 594-1800 if you cannot find the office or individual with whom you need to speak.
Rising seventh grade parents:
Knox County Health Department, Knox County Schools remind parents of state-required immunizations
As families enjoy summer break, the Knox County Schools and the Knox County Health Department remind parents to get their children's state-required immunizations. In Tennessee, students entering seventh grade are required to have the Tdap (tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis) vaccine and two doses of the varicella (chickenpox) vaccine. (Read more about requirements)
6th and 9th Grade Orientation
See detailed list of special early dismissal times by school
Full Days: 7:45 - 2:45
Half-days: 7:45 - 11:15
NOTE: Vine Middle: 8:00 - 3:00
Full Days: 8:30 - 3:30
Half Days: 8:30 - noon
|Emergency School Closings
Policy AFC | Procedure AFC
|(Inclement weather, etc.)|
On-line calendar- Updated with "What's Happening Now" throughout the year.
School Calendars - Each school maintains a calendar of events. Your student's classroom teacher or coach may also provide a calendar specific to their class or team.
Your personal Calendar - Parents and students have a personal calendar as part of the KCS website services. Lo-gin with your account to use your personal calendar. You may view and combine calendars from any group to which you belong.
School Zones - Use the interactive KGIS system to find your school zone
School Bus Safety
Reduced Student .30
Adult KCS Personnel 2.00
Adult Visitor 2.25
K-5 student 2.50
6-12 Student 2.75
Reduced Student .40
Adult KCS Personnel 3.25
Adult Visitor 3.75
Ice Cream 0.50
School Supplies, Fees
Course Fees: Some courses/activities also require a fee. Please check with your school or teacher about individual course or activity fees.
A birth certificate or officially acceptable proof of birth date
Proof of up-to-date immunizations and of a health/physical examination, recorded on a Tennessee Child Health Record completed by a medical provider or a County Health Department. The form to be completed may be obtained from a medical provider or from the Health Department. The health/physical examination must have been completed within the past year. No student will be enrolled or allowed to attend school without a completed Tennessee School Immunization Certificate.
Proof of residency within the school zone
Curriculum Guides and Information
High School course offerings
Middle school course offerings
Special Education Services
Parent Portal- Middle and High School parents can track assignments, attendance, grades, and more. Parent's must get user-names and passwords for Parent Portal from their local school
Parent Forms- A listing of forms often used by parents.
How to Volunteer - Parent involvement is always welcome at Knox County Schools. Please visit your school to see how you may help support your child's education. The Knox County Schools also has a Volunteer Registry on line where you may register your skills or search for a specific kind of volunteer activity at any or all schools or the district.
School Support Organizations - These are approved support organizations listed by school. Included are booster clubs, PTA and PTSO groups and more.
Family and Community Engagement - The Knox County Schools Family and Community Engagement Department offers hundreds of activities, conferences, and resources throughout the year. Please visit their site for more information.
Partners In Education - hundreds of businesses, civic groups, and other organizations work actively in many ways to support education in Knox County. Visit the Partners In Education site for more information on how you may become involved.