| Directions to Knox County Schools and facilities
Board of Education
912 S. Gay Street
|From I-40 W, take exit 388A for James White Parkway. Merge onto Downtown Loop/James White Parkway. Take the exit toward US-441/Downtown/Cumberland Ave onto Cumberland Avenue. Turn left onto Gay Street. Turn left onto Hill Avenue then right onto State Street where parking is available in the Dwight Kessel Parking Garage.
From I-40 E, take the exit toward US-441/Downtown/Cumberland Ave onto Cumberland Avenue. Turn left onto Gay Street. Turn left onto Hill Avenue then right onto State Street where parking is available in the Dwight Kessel Parking Garage.
|A. L. Lotts Elementary School||Take Pellissippi Parkway south from Kingston Pike to the Westland Drive exit. Go left on Westland Drive, and school is approximately one half mile on the right.|
|Adrian Burnett Elementary School||From I-640, take the Broadway exit going North and continue approximately five miles. Turn right onto Brown Gap Road and travel one mile. The school is on the left.|
|Adult Business & Information Technology||Adult Business & Information Technology is located in the Historic Knoxville High School Building at the corner of Fifth and Central Avenue.|
|Adult Evening High School||Located in the Historical Knoxville High School Building at the corner of Fifth and Central Avenue|
|Adult Home Economics Center||Located in the Lincoln Park Technology Center:
Broadway to the Sonic Drive-In in front of Fountain Bowling Lanes. Turn onto Chickamauga Ave. Lincoln Park will be past Lincoln Park Baptist Church . Go over the railroad tracks and the school will be a short ways on your right.
I-275 to Central Ave exit 2A. Go to the stop light at Central and turn left. Go to the second street on the right and turn right onto Chickamauga Ave. Lincoln Park will be about 1.3 miles on the left.
|Amherst Elementary School||Take I-40 to I-640 and take the second Western Avenue exit. Go west on Western Avenue for 3.8 miles. Turn left onto Ball Camp Pike. Go 1.3 miles. Amherst Elementary will be on your right.|
|Austin-East High School||Take I-40 to Cherry Street exit. Go south to Magnolia and turn left. Go to North Hembree, which is next to Krystal. Turn right to the end and turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.|
|Ball Camp Elementary School||From I-40, take the Cedar Bluff Road exit. Travel north to Middlebrook Pike. Turn left on Middlebrook Pike and go two miles. The school is on the right.|
|Bearden Elementary School||\Take I-40 to the Papermill exit. Turn left onto Papermill and continue to the first traffic light. Turn left onto Northshore Drive. Proceed to Kingston Pike and turn left. The driveway for Bearden Elementary is on the left past Bearden Center.|
|Bearden High School||Going West on I=40 take the West Hills exit to Kingston Pike. Turn right onto Kingston Pike and go approximately one mile to Rogers Cadillac dealership. Turn left just past the dealership.|
|Bearden Middle School||From I-40 E or W take the West Hills Exit onto Kingston Pike. Turn left onto Kingston Pike. Go to the first signal light and turn left onto Buckingham. Follow Buckingham until it dead ends. Turn right and proceed on Vanosdale to the signal light at Middlebrook Pike. Go through the signal light. The school is on the right.|
|Beaumont Elementary School||Take I-275 to the Baxter Avenue West Exit. Stay to the right and turn between the Pilot and Spur Gasoline stations onto Beaumont Avenue. The school is right around the corner.|
|Belle Morris Elementary School||\From I-40, take Broadway exit north on Broadway to Washington Pike, Belle Morris School is on the right.|
|Blue Grass Elementary||Take I-40 to the Cedar Bluff South exit. Turn left on Cedar Bluff Road and proceed to Peters Road until you reach Ebenezer to the corner of Ebenezer and Bluegrass Road.|
|Bonny Kate Elementary||From Alcoa Highway (129), go east on John Sevier Highway (168) approximately 2.5 miles to Martin Mill Pike. Turn right (south) onto Martin Mill Pike at the Bi-Lo Market. Continue one mile to Bonny Kate..|
|Brickey-McCloud Elementary||Location:Take I-75 North to Emory Road exit. Turn right and follow Emory Road five miles to Dry Gap Pike. Turn right onto Dry Gap Pike, and Brickey is .3 mile on the left.|
|Byington-Solway Technology Center||Location:Byington-Solway Technology Center is located adjacent to Karns High School. Travel Highway 62 (Oak Ridge Highway) and turn west on Beaver Ridge Road. At the first "Y" go right, then go right at the second "Y" on Byington-Solway Road and travel 1/2 mile to the school (on the right).|
|Carter Elementary School||Take I-40 east to exit 394 Asheville Highway. Exit left (east) and continue on Asheville Highway approximately six miles. Go through the four way intersection (25W not 11E). Go another 1/12 miles. Turn left onto Carter School Road, and the elementary school is on the right.|
|Carter High School||Take I-40 to exit 394. go east on Asheville Highway and continue on Hwy. 25W-70 to Carter School Road (school zone sign). Turn left on Carter School Road.|
|Carter Middle School||Take I-40 East to Exit 394. Go left on Asheville Highway and continue on Hwy. 25W-70 to Carter School road. Carter Middle is the first building on the right.|
|Cedar Bluff Intermediate||Cedar Bluff Intermediate School is located in West Knoxville. Take Interstate 40 West to Cedar Bluff Road. Exit off interstate and take Cedar Bluff North. This is in the direction of Park West Hospital. Follow Cedar Bluff Road approximately one mile. The school complex will be on the left. The intermediate school is on the right.|
|Cedar Bluff Middle||Take I-40 to Cedar Bluff Road. Exit off interstate Cedar Bluff North (in the direction of Park West Hospital). Follow Cedar Bluff approximately one mile. School complex will be located on your left and the middle school is in the center.|
|Cedar Bluff Primary||Cedar Bluff Primary School is located in West Knoxville. Take Interstate 40 West to Cedar Bluff Road. Exit off interstate and take Cedar Bluff North. Follow Cedar Bluff Road approximately one mile. The school complex will be on the left. In the complex, the primary school is on the left.|
|Central High School||From I-640 take the Broadway exit. Turn right on Broadway. Travel approximately 1.5 miles to Essary Road. Turn right onto Essary and go three blocks. Turn left on Rosebay Drive.|
|Chilhowee Intermediate School||Take I-40 to exit 394. Turn west on Asheville Highway to first traffic light. Chilhowee Intermediate is on the right at the crosswalk.|
|Christenberry Elementary School||North on Broadway from downtown. Turn left on Oglewood next to Krystal. Christenberry is 2 blocks ahead on right.|
|Copper Ridge Elementary||From downtown take I-75 North to the Emory Road exit. Go right on Emory Road. Turn left at first traffic light onto Connor Road. Go 2.5 miles to Copeland Road. Turn left across I-75. Turn right after crossing bridge across I-75. Go 1 1/2 miles to first road on right. Turn right on Brushy Valley Road. The school is 2.4 miles on the right.|
|Corryton Elementary School||Take I-40 Exit to I-640. Follow I-640 to the Washington Pike exit. Use the left hand lane as you exit and turn left at the stop sign. Turn right at the next stop sign onto Washington Pike (at Farmer's Market). Stay on this road for approximately 10 miles, and then turn left onto Corryton Road.|
|Dogwood Elementary School||Travel South on Chapman Highway to Woodlawn Pike. Turn left onto Woodlawn Pike, then left onto Ellis Road. Ellis Road dead ends into Tipton Avenue. Dogwood Elementary is on the left side of Tipton Avenue.|
|East Knox County Elementary School||Take I-40 to Rutledge Pike exit. Go North on Rutledge Pike for 8 miles. East Knox County Elementary School will be on the left.|
|Fair Garden Family and Community Service Center||Take I-40 East to Rutledge Pike. Turn left at end of ramp; turn left at first traffic light (Prosser Road); turn right on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; turn left at first traffic light (Fern Street). The center is about 2 blocks ahead on the left.|
|Farragut High School||From I-40 West, take the Campbell Station Road exit and turn left onto Campbell Station Road. Go approximately 1.5 miles to the intersection with Kingston Pike and turn left onto Kingston Pile, At the second traffic light, turn left onto West End Avenue. At the four-way stop, turn left. This will lead you to a circle drive in front of the school.|
|Farragut Intermediate School||Located in West Knox County in the Farragut Community. I-40 West to Campbell Station Road exit. Left on Campbell Station Road to Kingston Pike. Left on Kingston Pike to first traffic light. Left at light to West End Boulevard. The school driveway is first drive on right.|
|Farragut Middle School||From Knoxville: Go West on Kingston Pike (US 70) to Concord Road/West End and turn right.
From Nashville: Go East on I-40 to Campbell Station Road; exit right (South). Go to US 70 (Kingston Pike); turn left. Go to West End Avenue/Concord Road and turn left.
|Farragut Primary School||Take I-40 West to the Campbell Station Road exit. Go left on Campbell Station Road 1/4 mile. Farragut Primary is on the right side of the road.|
|Fountain City Elementary School||Take Broadway north to the Fountain City duck pond. Go to the second traffic light past the duck pond. Turn left at the second light on Colonial Circle. The school is at the top of the hill.|
|Ft. Sanders Educational Development||Take I-40 to the Alcoa Highway exit. Take the first exit onto Kingston Pike. Turn left onto Kingston Pike and turn left at the fourth traffic light onto 22nd Street. Go three blocks and turn right into the back parking lot. The school takes the entire block between 21st and 22nd Streets, Clinch and Laurel Avenues. Parking is also available in front of the school.|
|Fulton High||From downtown Knoxville proceed north on Broadway to Woodland Avenue. The school is located in front of St. Mary's Medical Center and adjacent to the Broadway Shopping Center. From I-40 take the Broadway exit; from I-275 take the Woodland Exit|
|Gap Creek Elementary School||Take Chapman Highway south (Route #441) out of Knoxville. Travel approximately 9-10 miles passing John Sevier Highway. Continue another 1-2 miles to Hendron Chapel Road and turn left. Follow this road 5 miles, and it becomes Kimberlin Heights Road. The school is on the right.|
|Gibbs Elementary School||Take I-640 to the Broadway exit. Continue on Broadway to Tazewell Pike...the signs will direct you to the right. Go north on Tazewell Pike about 9 miles to a four-way stop. (That is the intersection of Tazewell Pike and Emory Road.) Continue north another half mile. Gibbs Elementary is located to the right of Gibbs High School.|
|Gibbs High School||Take I-275 north and exit onto I-640 east. Take the Broadway exit off I-640. As you exit, the second traffic light is Broadway. T/L onto Broadway but stay in the right-hand left-turn lane. You will pass back under the interstate and take the Tazewell Pike exit to the right at the top of the hill. Go to the first traffic light and T/R (you are still on Tazewell Pike). Remain on Tazewell Pike approximately 8 miles to the intersection of Tazewell Pike and Emory Road [a four-way stop]. Continue straight ahead through the intersection on Tazewell Pike. Gibbs High is less than 1/4 mile on your right.|
|Green Math and Science Academy||Green Math and Science Academy is located in East Knoxville. Take I-40 East to the James White Parkway. Exit Parkway at Summit Hill. Go east on Summit Hill past the Fort Hill building and go approximately one block. Turn right onto Townview Drive. School is located in the center of Townview Drive.|
|Gresham Middle School||Travel north on Broadway to Fountain City Lake. Turn left at next traffic light (Hotel Avenue). Bear right at first intersection. Gresham Middle School is immediately on the left after passing through the intersection.|
|Halls Elementary||From I-40 and I-640, take the Broadway exit going North. Go through Fountain City. As you enter the Halls area, pass the Northside Shopping Center and Halls Plaza. Go approximately a half mile to Emory Road and turn left. Follow this road to the stop sign and turn right onto Andersonville Pike. Halls Elementary is on the right.|
|Halls High School||From I-640 take the Broadway exit; travel north on Broadway for approximately five miles. Halls High School is located on the left at Emory Road.|
|Halls Middle||Take I-640 to Broadway exit. Turn right, continue north on Broadway, and cross Black Oak Ridge. Go to 5th red light and turn left. The school is straight ahead on the right.|
|Hardin Valley Academy||Follow I-40 to Pellissippi Parkway. Take Pellissippi Parkway toward Oak Ridge. Take the Hardin Valley Road exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left (west). Travel two miles and Hardin Valley Academy will be on your right.|
|Hardin Valley Elementary||Follow I-40 to Pellissippi Parkway. Take Pellissippi Parkway toward Oak Ridge. Take the Hardin Valley Road exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left (west). Travel two miles and Hardin Valley Elementary will be on your right, at the corner of Hardin Valley Road and Steele Road.|
|Holston Middle School||From I-40 East take the Rutledge Pike exit (#392), turn right onto Rutledge Pike, and proceed to the first stoplight. At the stoplight, turn right on Chilhowee Drive. The school is 1/4 mile on the left.
From I-40 West take the Asheville Highway exit (#394), turn left, and go to the second stoplight. At the stoplight, turn right on Chilhowee Drive. The school is approximately 1 and 1/2 miles on the right
|Inskip Elementary||Go North on I-75. Take the Merchants road exit and turn right onto Central heading back towards Knoxville. Proceed to the first traffic light and turn left onto Inskip Road. Go approximately 3/4 mile across railroad tracks and take the third right which is High School Road.|
|Karns Elementary School||Take Interstate 640 East to Western Avenue, exit #2. Go west approximately 7 miles to the second Karns traffic light. Turn right at the light and bear right when the road splits. Karns Elementary is the right. The west wing houses grades K-2 and the east wing houses grades 3-5 with a gym in between. Each wing has an office for parent and staff convenience.|
|Karns High School||Take State Highway 62 (Oak Ridge Highway) and turn west at Weigel's onto Beaver Ridge Road. At the first "Y" go right, then go right at the second "Y" on Byington-Solway Road. The school is on the right past Byington Solway Technical Center.|
|Karns Middle School||Exit I-640 at Western Avenue. Go West toward Oak Ridge about 10 miles. Turn left 1/2 mile before traffic light in Karns.|
|Knox County Adult High School||Located in the Historical Knoxville High School Building at the corner of Fifth and Central Avenue|
|Knoxville Adaptive Education Center||KAEC is located on Kingston Pike, 1/4 mile east of the Northshore Drive and Kingston Pike intersection.|
|Lincoln Park Technology/Trade Center||Broadway to the Sonic Drive-In in front of Fountain Bowling Lanes. Turn onto Chickamauga Ave. Lincoln Park will be past Lincoln Park Baptist Church . Go over the railroad tracks and the school will be a short ways on your right.
I-275 to Central Ave exit 2A. Go to the stop light at Central and turn left. Go to the second street on the right and turn right onto Chickamauga Ave. Lincoln Park will be about 1.3 miles on the left.
|Lonsdale Elementary||Take I-40 to exit I-275 North. Exit Heiskell Avenue (2B). Stay on Heiskell until you come to Minnesota Avenue and turn left. Then, turn left on Burnside. Cross Connecticut, and Lonsdale will be on the right at the corner of Louisiana and Burnside.|
|Maynard Elementary||Take I-40 East to the Downtown Business Loop (James White Parkway). Exit the Business Loop at Summit Hill. Right on Summit Hill Drive until it intersects University Avenue. Turn right onto University Avenue and go one block to a traffic light. At the light, turn left, and the school is on the right.|
|Mooreland Heights Elementary||Chapman Highway (441 South) to first traffic light past Chapman Square Shopping Center. Turn right onto Stone Road. Stone Road dead ends into Magazine. Turn right on Magazine Road. The school is approximately 3 blocks on right.|
|Mount Olive Elementary||From Chapman Highway (441 South), turn right onto Maryville Pike. Continue on for about four miles and Mount Olive will be on your right or From Alcoa Highway, turn East onto Maloney Road. Then right onto Maryville Pike. School is on immediate right.|
|New Hopewell Elementary||South on Chapman Highway. Take John Sevier Highway exit. Left on John sevier. Travel 2.4 miles to French Road. Take a right on French road to Kimberlin Heights Road. Take a right on Kimberlin Heights Road. New Hopewell Elementary is .3 mile|
|Northwest Middle School||From the west: Take I-40 East, exit I-640, exit Clinton Highway - Gap Road. Follow Gap Road to Clinton Highway. Take Clinton Highway to Merchants Road. Left on Merchants, travel until you come to Pleasant Ridge Road. Turn left onto Pleasant Ridge and the school will be on your right. From the South: Alcoa Highway to I-40 West, I-640 North, and then follow directions from I-640 as stated above.|
|Norwood Elementary School||School is located in northwest Knox County. Take I-75 to Merchants Drive exit. Proceed West on Merchants Drive, cross Clinton Highway, and go approximately 1/2 mile. School will be on right.|
|Pleasant Ridge Elementary School||Take I-75 North to the Merchants Road exit. Turn left onto Merchants Road and continue until Merchants Road ends at Pleasant Ridge Road (traffic light). You will be looking at Northwest Middle School. Turn right onto Pleasant Ridge Road, go three blocks, and the school is on the left.|
|Pond Gap Elementary School||Take I-40 West to the Papermill Road exit. Head east on Papermill. The school is on the corner of Papermill and Hollywood Drive.|
|Powell Elementary School||Take I-75 North to the Emory Road Exit (#112). Turn left and go approximately 2 miles. At a fork in the road, bear to the right. Go up the hill past the First Baptist Church of Powell. The school is on the right.|
|Powell High||I-75 North Emory Road exit (#112). Turn left (west) on Emory Road. Powell High School is two miles on the left.|
|Powell Middle||Take I-75 North to Emory Road exit. Turn left. Proceed approximately three miles. The school will be on your right just before you reach Clinton Highway.|
|Richard Yoakley School||Take I-640 East to Exit 8. Turn right onto Washington Pike. The school is about .6 of a mile on the right (former Alice Bell School).|
|Ridgedale Elementary School||Take I-40 to I-640. Exit Western Avenue (West). Proceed Approximately 3 miles on Western Avenue (also Oak Ridge Highway). Turn right on Ridgedale Road. The school is 1/4 mile on the right.|
|Ritta Elementary||Traveling I-640 East take East Towne Mall exit. Turn left at red light. Go to second red light and turn right in front of the Farmer's Market. Travel two miles on Washington Pike. Ritta School is on the right.|
|Rocky Hill Elementary School||Take I-40 to the West Hills exit 380. Turn left onto Kingston Pile. Turn right at the first traffic signal (corner of Morrell Road and Kingston Pike at West Town Mall). Drive approximately 2 miles on Morrell Road to the school which is on the left side of the street.|
|Sam E. Hill Family Community Center||Take I-40 and exit I-640 North to Lexington. Exit Western Avenue east toward town. Go to the third red light on Western (New Gray Cemetery on right) and take a left onto Texas Avenue. At first red light, take a right onto Sherman. Go to the second street. Turn left onto Delaware Avenue. The center is on the left.|
|Sarah Moore Greene Technology Academy||Take I-40 East or West to the James White Parkway exit and take the Summit Hill exit. Turn left onto Summit Hill.Stay on Summit Hill to second traffic light. Proceed straight ahead. The road now becomes Dandridge Avenue. Stay on Dandridge Avenue until you come to a 5-way stop. It will be the road to the left. Stay on Brooks Road until you come to the school. It will be on your left.|
|Sarah Simpson Professional Development and Technology Center||From Downtown via Henley Street: From Henley Street Bridge, travel south on Chapman Highway. Turn left onto Woodlawn Pike (traffic light at BP Station ). Turn at the first left onto Ellis Street. Ellis becomes Tipton Avenue as it turns right. PDTC is on left just past Dogwood Elementary School. From the new South Knoxville Connector: Follow the James White Parkway signs to South Knoxville, crossing the river on the South Knoxville Blvd. Travel until you reach the end of the boulevard where you will be forced to exit right onto Davenport.Continue on Davenport for a brief distance, moving to the right lane and continuing to the stop sign. (Note that the following three right turns are in quick succession). At the stop sign turn right onto Sevierville Pike. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Woodlawn. Immediately turn right again onto Moody Avenue. Turn at the second left onto Tipton Avenue. PDTC is on the right just before Dogwood Elementary School.|
|Sequoyah Elementary||Traveling west on Kingston Pike, turn left on Scenic Drive. Follow Scenic Drive for four blocks to "Y" intersection; bear left on Southgate Road. Sequoyah elementary School is in the second block on the left.|
|Shannondale Elementary||Exit I-640 at Broadway; turn left onto Broadway; exit Broadway onto Tazewell Pike; turn right at traffic light by Pratt's Market; travel Tazewell Pike 1.5 miles to Shannondale Road; turn left on Shannondale Road. School is 1/2 mile on right.|
|South Knoxville Elementary||Go to the south end of the Henley Street Bridge and turn left onto Blount Avenue. Turn right onto Sevier Avenue. Stay on Sevier (at third stop light Sevier Avenue turns right). Continue less than a mile and South Knoxville Elementary will be on the left.|
|South-Doyle High School||From Chapman Highway take John Sevier Highway west and go three miles to Coatney Road.
From Alcoa Highway take John Sevier Highway east four miles to Coatney Road. Coatney road ends at entrance to South-Doyle High School.
|South-Doyle Middle||Turn left off Chapman Highway onto Moody Avnue. Turn right at second light (Woodlawn Pike). Turn first road to the left (Galbraith School Road). Turn left into the school.|
|Spring Hill Elementary School||Rutledge Pike north to Spring Hill. Left onto Spring Hill Road. Travel Spring Hill approximately one mile and then left onto Mildred Drive.|
|Sterchi Elementary||Exit I-75 at Merchants Road. Go northeast, cross Central Avenue and follow Cedar Lane to Cedar heights Drive. Turn left. The school is on the left about 1/4 mile.|
|Sunnyview Primary||Take I-40 East to Asheville Highway; exit 394 on Asheville Highway; turn left. Continue on Asheville Highway and turn left on Ruggles Ferry Pike at Star Construction. Go 1/4 mile, turn left on Bagwell Lane to school located on the right.|
|Vine Middle||Vine Middle Performing Arts and Sciences School is located in East Knoxville. Take I-40 to James White Parkway. Exit off James White Parkway to Summit Hill. Turn left on Summit Hill. Go to the second traffic light and turn left on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Turn immediately left on Harriet Tubman (first Street). Take the first right into the school parking area.|
|West Haven Elementary||Take I-640, exit Western Avenue (Exit 1). Head west on Western Avenue; turn right on Copper Kettle Road. Turn right on Hazelwood and then right on Plumwood which changes to Sisk Road. The school is on the right.|
|West High School||West High is located at the corner of Tobler and Sutherland Avenue. It is adjacent to the National Guard Armory on Sutherland Avenue.
From I-40 take Papermill Road exit to Kingston Pike. Turn left (east) on Kingston Pike 3/4 mile. Turn left (north) on Forest Heights Road and go one block before turning right on Tobler and traveling 1/4 mile to the school.
|West Hills Elementary||Take I-40/75 to West Hills Exit 380. Turn left onto Kingston Pike at red light. Take another left at next red light (Kingston Pike and Buckingham Road). Take a right at next stop sign (Buckingham and Vanosdale). The school is on the corner of Vanosdale Road and Sheffield Road.|
|West Valley Middle School||Follow I-40 West to the Cedar Bluff exit. Go south on Cedar Bluff and proceed to Kingston Pike. Turn left onto Kingston Pike and get into the right turn lane. At the 1st traffic signal (Walgreens Drug Store on the corner), turn right onto S. Peters Road. At the 1st traffic signal on S. Peters (LaPetite Day Care on your right), turn right onto George Williams Road. School is located at 9118 George Williams Road.|
|West View Elementary School||West View Elementary School is 10 minutes from downtown Knoxville and UT. Take Western Avenue out of downtown. Go to the intersection of Western and Keith; turn left at the light. The third street on the left is Mingle. Turn left onto Mingle. The school is located on the left as you come down a steep hill.
Pass the I-640 interchange and take University Street exit. Turn right at the stop sign. Go through next stop and over railroad tracks. First street on the right is Mingle. Turn right. School is at the top of the hill.
|Whittle Springs Middle||Take I-640 East to Broadway exit. Turn right and go to the first traffic light. Turn left, go to Whittle Springs Road, and turn right. The first left is White Oak Lane.|