Knox County

Know your school choice options in the Knox County Schools District.

In the Knox County Schools District, students are assigned to schools based on their residence, but they can also attend in-zone magnets schools or apply to out-of-zone ones; the application period for most schools is in February. The district has a gifted program for elementary school students. It also provides support for inner-city youths and special education services.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher-performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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912 South Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902
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PH: (865) 594-1620
FAX: (865) 594-1264
yellow arrow Grades PK, 1-12
yellow arrow 57,977 students
yellow arrow 88 schools
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District superintendent:
James P. McIntyre

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Recent Reviews

A L Lotts Elementary School

Such a great school. The teachers really care about the students and try to create the ...

Posted 2 days ago

Bearden Middle School

My son is in all honors classes and also an ADHD student. Although there are times he h...

Posted 2 days ago

Sterchi Elementary School

Very disappointed in Sterchi...very disappointed. Not understanding their line of thin...

Posted 3 days ago

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