Kingsport City Schools Now Accepting Applications for Insight KCS

Kingsport, Tenn. - Kingsport City Schools is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 class of Insight KCS, an opportunity for up to 10-15 area residents to learn more about the inner workings of all KCS educational and functional operations.

Insight KCS is an initiative that provides opportunities for stakeholders and potential advocates from various sectors of the Kingsport community to study the full scope of education and operations of Kingsport City Schools.  During six sessions occurring throughout the 2020-21 school year, accepted program participants will review the full scope of Kingsport City Schools.  Session times are 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Friday, November 13, 2020 – Orientation, Leadership, and KCS Organizational Overview
  • Friday, December 4, 2020 – KCS Vision
  • Friday, February 5, 2021 – Teaching and Learning
  • Friday, March 5, 2021 – School Facilities and Operations
  • Friday, April 9, 2021 – Business Operations and Community Engagement
  • Friday, May 7, 2021 – Student Services

Sessions will occur within our KCS COVID-19 operational protocols and program specifics and agenda are subject to change.  

Full attendance and participation in the Insight KCS program is expected. Applicants must be 21 years of age to apply, and individual interviews may be held prior to participant selection. The $100 tuition fee for the 2020-21 program will be waived. 

Insight KCS was the 2015 recipient of the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Award for Excellence in Education Program.  

More information on Insight KCS is available at - Insight KCS or by clicking here.  Applications will be accepted online through November 11, 2020 by clicking here.  For additional program information, contact Andy True, KCS Assistant Superintendent – Administration at (423) 378.2130.

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 7,700 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, download our mobile app for Apple/Android devices or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District), Instagram (@kcs_district), LinkedIn (Kingsport City Schools), and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).