Kingsport City Schools is considered one of the top school systems in Tennessee and the nation, serving more than 6,500 students and employing more than 1,000 quality staff members.

Our Vision: "Student Focused ... World Class."

Our Core Beliefs are:

We will plan for learning to occur
We will teach for understanding
We will assess our learners to determine next steps
We will incorporate problem-solving and innovation in teaching and learning
We will use internationally benchmarked standards to guide our assessments and teaching
We will sustain a collaborative culture with a focus on learning for all
We will engage our families and communities
We will recruit, retain, and develop highly competent educators
We will build leadership capacity within our educational community