Education

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    Alcoa Police Promotions Announced

    The City of Alcoa Police Department (APD) recently promoted three employees. Sgt. James, H. (Doug) Sparks to lieutenant, and Detective Matt Caldwell and Patrol Officer Israel Hernandez to the rank of sergeant. Read on...
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    Alcoa Leaf Collection Delayed

    The City of Alcoa’s fall leaf collection is running behind schedule due to mechanical problems with one of its leaf machines. Ordered parts are due to arrive this week with anticipated repairs completed and equipment back up and running Read on...
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Sitting in the backyard of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Alcoa and Blount County host a number of public schools and higher education opportunities. To attend school in the Alcoa City School System, a child must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten and six years old to enter first grade (both ages as of September 30, in the year of matriculation). Enrollment requirements include:
  • Certified copy of birth certificate
  • Immunization record on the Tennessee required green form (inoculations against polio, tetanus, measles, diphtheria, and whooping cough)
  • Proof of physical exam (on Tennessee green form above)
  • Copy of Social Security card (or proof of application)
  • Proof of residence (utility bill, phone bill, cable bill, rental agreement)*
  • Proof of guardianship (where applicable)
Students living outside Alcoa City limits must pay a $700 per year tuition as well as fill out an application at the school they wish to attend. Please call 865-984-0531 for more information.

To view a listing of schools in the area, visit our Resource Directory and the Blount County Chamber of Commerce Website.