Knox County – Knoxville TN Public School Information
Knoxville, TN has recently been named as one of the best places in the US to raise a family. Forbes ranked Knoxville, TN the #8 Best US City to raise a family. If you are thinking of relocating your family to the Knoxville TN area your home search is probably weighing heavily on finding the best schools for your kids! Now the term “best schools” is something that is quite subjective and when it comes to schools there is no one size fits all. What works for one family may be totally wrong for another family. Size of the school, location, specialty programs, sports quality, after-school programs, proximity to work… there are a lot of factors that will influence your final decision.
In Knoxville TN we are fortunate to have some of the best public schools in the state of TN! The McInerney Team of Realty Executives Associates is your local information source. I know the Knox County school system inside and out- I myself am a graduate of the Knox County Public School system, taught for 7 years as a high school Biology teacher, and have two teenage daughters that are currently enrolled in Knox County Schools. If we don’t know the answer we can point you in the right direction. Even if you don’t have kids, school districts drive home values!
In Knox County, there are a total of 88 Public Schools: 49 Elementary Schools, 14 Middle Schools, 14 High Schools, and 11 Special Schools. The school system is set up in a manner in which the elementary schools are kept smaller to provide a higher student to teacher ratio.
The information provided below is from Knox County Public Schools Website
KCS FACTS AND FIGURES
|Elementary Schools||50||Classroom Teachers||3,927|
|Special Schools||9||Other Certified||549|
|Total Number of Schools||89||Support Staff||3,652|
|Total Number of Employees||8,339|
|Elementary Schools SACS accredited||
|Middle/High Schools SACS accredited||
|Total Number of Buses||337|
|Students eligible for Transportation||40,276|
|Miles Traveled Daily||24,200|
|Student Enrollment||Number of Bus Runs||1,300|
|Elementary School (K-5)||27,517|
|Middle School (6-8)||13,103||Food Services|
|High School (9-12)||
|Breakfasts Served Daily||14,000|
|Total Number of Students||59,516||Lunches Served Daily||37,000|
|2017-18 Fiscal year
|American Indian: 229||
|Pacific Islander: 149||0.2%|
|Students with Disabilities: 8,062||
|Free and Reduced Lunch: 25,865||
**Each Knox County, Knoxville TN, Public School websites contain specific information about the individual schools- websites are maintained by the school’s staff. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. **If you are looking for detailed information about a specific Knox County Public School, we encourage you to visit the individual schools informational website. Explore these and you can find out about academic offerings, extracurricular activities, as well as learn more detailed information about each school.
Elementary School Websites – Knox County TN – Knoxville TN Public Schools
A L Lotts
East Knox County
Sarah Moore Greene
Middle School Websites – Knox County TN – Knoxville TN Public Schools
West Valley Middle
Whittle Springs Middle
High School Websites – Knox County – Knoxville TN Public Schools
Non-Traditional Schools/Programs – Knox County TN – Knoxville TN Public Schools
Fair Garden Family Ctr
Ft Sanders Ed. Dev Center
Knox County Adult School
North Knox C.T.E.C.
Richard Yoakley Transition
Sam E. Hill Family Com. Center
We hope you find the information useful to making the decision on exactly WHERE in Knoxville TN, Knox County you’d like to live. With so many great options, we look forward to helping you find the right home for you!