Kingsport City Schools Announces Growth Results

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) has achieved the top composite score of 5 in Tennessee Value Added Assessment System (TVAAS) in the areas of system-wide numeracy, system-wide literacy and numeracy, system-wide science, system-wide social studies, and the overall system-wide composite score. Dobyns-Bennett High School, Robinson Middle School, Adams Elementary, Johnson Elementary, Kennedy Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, and Washington Elementary also received a top composite score of 5. 
KCS is one of 41 districts across Tennessee to earn Level 5 distinction for the 2021-2022 school year and one of 23 districts across Tennessee that scored a Level 5 for both the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years.
"We are so proud of the efforts of our students, teachers, and administrators! This is the fourth consecutive year we have increased the number of Level 5 schools in our district," said KCS Superintendent Dr. Jeff Moorhouse. "The results show that the dedication and commitment our teachers and staff have made during unprecedented times has provided an edge to our students. This is confirmed by our state, for the growth our students have made from year to year. I am excited that our school family is receiving this recognition. Great things happen when we remain focused on our mission of Inspiring Passion, Cultivating Purpose and Impacting Possibilities!"

In total, there were 544 Level 5 schools across Tennessee’s 146 public school districts.
Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice, and an alternative learning program; with a total enrollment of over 7,600 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.

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