Ages: 3-11 (Preschool-5th grade)
The Knoxville Montessori School is a nonprofit private school that provides high-quality Montessori education for children from 3 years old through 5th grade. Founded in 1966, KMS is widely recognized for its nurturing environment, high academic standards, experienced teaching staff, and diverse student body.
Following the Montessori method, KMS students work at their own pace, individually and in small groups, using a variety of hands-on materials that build critical physical and intellectual skills and help them move naturally into more advanced academic work
This process encourages students to take responsibility for their own learning, and it nurtures independence, curiosity, creativity, and teamwork skills – all of which are critical for future success in our rapidly changing 21st-century world.
For more information and to find out if Montessori education would be a good fit for your child, contact Operations Director Charlie Biggs at 865-525-6042.
Ages: 5 weeks to 5 years including private Kindergarten
At the Primrose School of Farragut we believe that with the right foundation, anything is possible. It is with this belief that we strive to build active minds, healthy bodies, and happy hearts for all children ages 5 weeks to 5 years including private kindergarten. Our balanced approach to learning fosters an appreciation for not only academics but character development as well. This summer is exciting as we offer Summer Camp in place of our after school “Explorers” program. Each week highlights a new thematic unit of learning with fun filled programs and field trips for current kindergarteners through third grade.
Ages: 3-8th grade
The Episcopal School of Knoxville is a co-educational, independent day school offering Junior Kindergarten through Eighth grade. ESK’s Junior Kindergarten program is an academic program designed for 3 and 4 year olds. The Jr. K 4 program is 5 days per week and the Jr. K 3 program offers a 3 (T, W, Th) or 5 day option. The Junior Kindergarten day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided, and extended care (1:30-3:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.) is available for an additional fee. Class size is limited to 16 students. We have committed to creating and maintaining a place for our youngest children that acknowledges, reflects and communicates our beliefs. The values of our Junior Kindergarten program are based on an image of the child as curious, competent and capable of co-constructing knowledge.
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years old
Learning for fun. Learning for life. The Goddard School located in Farragut uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Talented teachers collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. The Goddard School’s comprehensive play-based curriculum, developed with early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success.
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years old
Learning for fun. Learning for life. The Goddard School located in Knoxville uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Talented teachers collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. The Goddard School’s comprehensive play-based curriculum, developed with early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success.
Berean Christian School serves Pre K-12 students in a Christ-centered and biblical environment. From the time our students join the BCS community, they experience a nurturing atmosphere of learning and discovery in academics, athletics, fine arts, and service. Our teachers and staff use innovative methods to engage students and to build a community of learners. To learn more about our school or to schedule a tour, contact us at (865) 521-6054, ext. 100 or email Cheryll Longnecker at [email protected].
Clayton-Bradley Academy is an independent PreK-12 STEM school in Blount County, convenient to Knoxville and the surrounding areas. This small, year-round school offers students a nurturing place to excel through being-there experiences, creative project-based learning and real-world applications within the context of a rigorous curriculum.
Clayton-Bradley is a partnership between the non-profit organization Innovative Education Partnership, Inc. and Clayton Homes.
For more information, visit http://www.claytonbradleyacademy.org or contact the Admissions Office at (865) 494-1222.
At the heart of the Webb School experience is the relationship between inspiring teachers and talented, motivated, and engaged students. In their classrooms, on the sports fields, in assemblies, and through service, Webb students pursue a rigorous and challenging educational experience that prepares them well for success in the most competitive colleges and universities.
River’s Edge Christian Academy provides K-12 core curriculum instruction in a four-hour classroom day with afternoon classes and electives available in the upper grades. This schedule allows students time to develop their individual God-given gifts while enjoying family life and learning in various settings. As a college-preparatory school striving for academic excellence, RECA has a certified NAUMS high school which is accredited through AdvancED. Our K4-8th grade lower academy and our 9th-12th grade upper academy are both ACSI members.
Ages: 12 months to Pre-K
The Farragut Church of Christ Preschool seeks to provide a variety of creative learning opportunities for each child. Our curriculum includes academics, Bible lessons, music, gymnastics, foreign language, and sign language. The Preschool strives for an atmosphere in which children can explore, learn, grow, and mature. The Preschool emphasizes self-esteem, motor skills, social skills, and most importantly, Christian values. This program is a facet of the Christian education efforts of the church. The Preschool satisfies all State licensing requirements. The program has received the highest Three-Star rating.
Ages: 3 – 12th Grade
Ages: 12 months-5 years
The AJCC Preschool is a play-based learning center for toddlers through pre-K that is guided by Jewish values and culture. We embrace all faiths and fosters individual learning, peer relationships, and socially responsible values in education.
We accept children *12 months* to 5 years old in accordance to the Knox County School cut off date.
Contact Preschool Director, Kristen Cannon at (865) 963-8001 for more information or to arrange a visit.
Through my training with DTI as a birth and postpartum doula, I can help you explore your options for pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period, providing information based on the best available evidence from local and national sources. My knowledge and experience eases the process tremendously as you develop your own vision for welcoming your newest family member. As your doula, I can help you find ways to connect to yourself, your partner, your baby, and your community, and I’ll be with you every step of the way, from prenatal visits in your home, to your birthing room, and afterwards when your baby is finally in your arms. Visit my website to learn more.
My name is Kari Lapins and I have taught Suzuki Violin and Viola lessons to students of all ages and abilities, beginning at age 3, since 2004. I hold a Masters Degree in Suzuki Pedagogy (registered Every Child Can, Suzuki Violin Books 1-10, and Suzuki Principles in Action with the Suzuki Association of the Americas) and Violin Performance from Northern Arizona University. I offer weekly individual lessons and monthly group and Music Mind Games classes, as well as performance opportunities and elective classes. I believe in teaching each individual child in a nurturing learning environment and celebrating with them as they gain new knowledge and skills. In keeping with the Suzuki philosophy, I believe that Every Child Can learn to play the violin!
Looking for a fun and creative activity for your kids to do in Knoxville? Try a Creative Art Class with professional Artist and Elementary Art Educator, Miss Shelley! Enjoy the freedom to explore and create with color on canvas and wood, sculpt with clay, make jewelry, crafts, and super slime in a kid friendly learning environment under the positive guidance of a caring and experienced Instructor! We offer classes for Preschool, Homeschool, and Elementary Age Kids year round. Attend one class or try them all for an immersive Art experience.
Miss Shelley also enjoys teaching Creative Art Parties for Kids and will work with you to plan a custom Event in the Art Studio or at your location in Knoxville, Maryville, Oak Ridge, Powell, and Lenoir City (home, church, event venue) During the summer and winter breaks, Kids can enjoy a variety of Art Classes and mini Art Camps with fun themes and awesome quality Art projects your kids will love!
Grace Christian Academy, a K-12 college preparatory school located in Knoxville, provides a quality educational program taught from a Biblical worldview for students grades K-12. Students may choose from a variety of Honors and Dual Enrollment courses, as well as fine arts classes, clubs, student leadership groups, and athletic programs. With an emphasis on spiritual growth, students are challenged to grow in their faith through daily Bible class, weekly chapel, and mission opportunities in the community and beyond.
Does your child struggle with reading and writing?
Does your child have wonderful ideas for writing, but need focus?
Does your child need a challenge and a space to discuss critical ideas in a group of peers?
Does your child love reading and writing and need support to maintain that love?
Rowe Reads offers literacy instruction in both small group and one-on-one sessions in a fun and engaging way! Students of all ages and ability levels welcome! Currently enrolling for virtual literacy classes for the 2020-2021 school year.
Dr. Katie Rowe has over 15 years experience in education in a variety settings (elementary, middle, college). Her focus is in literacy education and her PhD. specialization is in children and young adult literature, so she knows books and writing! Email Dr. Katie to discuss the best option for your child!
The BreedArts School of Art and Dance offers movement classes, art classes, and a new Homeschool Co-op, for youth, ages 4-13, for a Fall, Spring, and Summer Season. This program will introduce children to a world of movement including ballet, modern dance, improvisation, choreography, hip hop, tap, and yoga; high quality art technique and instruction; and a supportive, inspiring, and warm community.
Introducing the Downtown Knoxville Homeschool Co-op!!!
For children ages 7-14
Join us every Monday, 9:30am-3:00pm. We meet at various locations, mostly outdoors at parks, farms, and for field trips specific to our lessons.
Amelia Breed teaches Art, Yoga/Movement/Sports, and a Social Studies period with an environmental, ethical, and/or animal theme. We also provide a period for independent study where students work on curriculum brought from home.
I am a CAPPA certified postpartum doula and Overnight postpartum care is my passion. I believe it is the most needed area of postpartum support to be able to set a family up for success. I provide the extra set of hands, emotional support, and expertise during the night that you and your baby need. I am there to encourage you and be the educated baby whisperer when you feel you have no one else to call during those middle of the night parenting hours. I help create a comfortable, safe sleep environment for both your family and your baby so everyone gets the rest they need.