Kingsport Elected Officials to Tour Kingsport City Schools Facilities

Published September 28, 2015 at 12:14 p.m.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Members of the Kingsport Board of Education and Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen will tour three Kingsport City Schools facilities on Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting is to view several KCS schools, examine facilities and programming, and receive an update on the proposed Regional Science and Technology Center. 

The tour schedule is as follows: Jackson Elementary (10 a.m.); John Sevier Middle School (11 a.m.); and Dobyns-Bennett High School (12 p.m.).

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 and a non-traditional school; with total enrollment over 7,100 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNPCE).

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FMThe Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).