Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to Hold Called Meeting

Published May 12, 2017 at 8:44 a.m.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Tennessee Room at the KCS Administrative Support Center, 400 Clinchfield Street, third floor, downtown Kingsport. All Board meetings are open to the public.

The purpose of the called meeting is to consider approval of: A revision to Policy 4.700 Assessment Programs, a recommendation related to the use of TNReady Assessment Scores in student grade calculations, two School Nutrition Services contracts (Tyson prepared foods and contract renewals), a water cooling tower bid, and a professional services agreement related to improvements to the Dobyns-Bennett track facility. Immediately following the called meeting, the Board will hold the regularly scheduled May work session.

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 total enrollment over 7,500 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 (TNCPE).

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The 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).