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2925 Gray Hendrix Rd

Knoxville, TN 37931

(865) 539-7732

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,300

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Karns Middle School

Highly dislike this school. The teachers and asst principal will stand behind the bullies and treat the one being bullied as the bad person in the situation. The teachers have their "favorites" and treat the others awful. I would never suggest this school to anyone. If you are moving here, AVOID this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/14

I am grateful to the KMS teachers and principal for excellent coomunication and guidance. Our child is doing very good in this school. I admire the effort of special education teachers. After relocation, last year our son first got in touch with his sp. ed. teacher (Mr. Champion), and we could see ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/24/10

They do a fantastic job with the children. my daughter loves the staff and the facility very

Posted by a parent on 04/22/10

As a grandparent at this school who volunteers and sees the programs and the students on a regular basis, I can truly say that the climate is healthy and that with the new principal the entire staff is more aware of their surroundings and safety is a plus factor.

Posted by a other on 02/18/10

The teachers are awesome and really care about the kids.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

The kids are GREAT and the teachers are sincerly dedicated to teaching.

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

My child went 2 years to Karns Middle and I can't say I was impressed with the teaching staff in general. There were some teachers that seemed to really care about the students and their academics but too many seemed to just be there for a job or buying time to retirement. My son liked the school but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/16/09

I have attended this school for two years now, meaning I will be going into the eighth grade, and both years have been absolutely amazing for me. Most students say they hate school and what-not, not me. I'm one of the very few that love going to school, not just for seeing my friends but for the learning, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/15/09

Karns Middle School is the best school ever because all of the teachers don t just do their jobs but exceed them. They are always trying to do as much as possible to help you, and the lessons they teach are breathtaking it s not what they teach but how they teach it, they make it so fun. It s not just ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/28/08

This school is like no other I have ever seen! It is amazing! The teachers are so helpful and truly care about the kids. The students are great kids and the behavior problems are very minimal. I would highly reccomend this school to any family who is looking for a great school.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/08

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Test scores for Karns Middle School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Karns Middle School
Knox County School District
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Knoxville schools — Karns Middle School is located at 2925 Gray Hendrix Rd, Knoxville TN 37931. 2925 Gray Hendrix Rd is in the 37931 ZIP code in Knoxville, TN The school district for Karns Middle School is the Knox County School District. Karns Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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