Portrait of a Graduate.
Now more than ever, an educational experience must not only provide for purposeful integration of rigorous academic content, but it must also be more intentional about cultivating skills, mindsets, and literacies essential for students to become lifelong learners and contributors in the 21st century. Now more than ever, our students need to thrive in this complex and rapidly changing world.
The Kingsport City Schools Portrait of a Graduate is a collective vision that reinvigorates and re-engages students, educators, and community stakeholders. This vision provides strategic direction for the design and overall educational experience for students. A KCS graduate will be a continuous learner who demonstrates perseverance, critical thinking, empathy, adaptability, and integrity.
for the KCS Portrait of a Graduate core concepts graphic.