The vision and mission of Kingsport City Schools is to provide an education that is
"Student FOCUSed. . .World Class."
To provide a student-centered, world-class education that ensures student success and develops engaged citizens and lifelong learners.
- Exemplary student learning
- Guaranteed and viable curriculum
- Collaborative and professional learning communities
- Engaging families and the community
- Commitment to data-driven decisions for continuous improvement
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.