• KCS Connect

  • Elementary School

    Basic Information

    For eligible students who are entering Grades 1-5 in the fall, Knox County Schools will be offering a 6-week Summer Learning Program that will begin on June 1 and will run through July 9. This camp will include 7 hours of daily, in-person programming from 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday-Friday, including:

    • 4 hours of reading, writing, and math instruction;
    • 1 hour of intervention;
    • 1 hour of play; and
    • 1 hour of S.T.R.E.A.M. instruction.

    “S.T.R.E.A.M.” programming will focus on Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts and Math.

    The district has identified 30 elementary schools to host summer programming. See a complete list of locations.

    Students who are entering 6th grade in the fall may be eligible for a 4-week Learning Loss Bridge Program.


    Families who are eligible for the Summer Learning Program received a notification via email on March 10, 2021.

    Eligibility for this program is based on factors including individual student performance on state reading and math assessments; overall academic performance at specific schools; and economic challenges facing families.

    Additional Benefits

    The Summer Learning Program will be provided at no cost to families, and will include the following:

    • Bus transportation;
    • Free breakfast and lunch meals;
    • Pre- and post-camp testing to measure student progress.

    All camps will adhere to the district’s current health-and-safety protocols for COVID-19.


    Eligible families received an enrollment link via email on March 22, and the deadline to enroll will be April 20.  Families whose students are eligible to participate also received a notification email on March 10. Families will also be able to register at their student’s school.





    For more information, please contact your base school.