• Magnet Program

    Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy is a magnet school. Students who live outside the zone of Sarah Moore Greene are eligible to attend the school. Our school offers unique programming with a theme of Communications and Media. The Media and Communications program features a video production lab, an iPad lab, and a newly renovated computer lab. This allows students daily opportunities to engage in learning opportunities that will expand on their learning. 

    School Tours/Open House

    To schedule a tour contact Amanda Gentry, Magnet Facilitator at: amanda.gentry@knoxschools.org or 865-594-1328. You can also use the form provided below to give some basic information and to sign up for a tour. 
    You are invited to attend our Open House events. These are held after school and allow you time to hear about our school from administration, Magnet Facilitator, and teachers. After the information session, we will tour the school. Our Open House will be held on January 29, 2018 at 4:30pm. You can sign up to attend the Open House by using the link provided below or on our homepage. 

    Magnet Showcases

    These are times that the students show off the hard work they have done. Students and teachers display projects that they have done through the lens of media and communication. After the gallery walk throughs, the students perform in various aspects. The performances begin around 6pm. There are snacks provided at these events. Come and enjoy the hard work the students are showcasing and enjoy a snack on us!! Dates and times are subject to change due to weather. 
    SMG Veteran's Hall of Fame Showcase: November 9, 2017
    College & Career Day: December 5, 2017
    Legends & Legacy Day: February 20, 2018
    Matharnival: March 27, 2018
    Super Readers Around the World (Leadership Day): May 10, 2018
    This is an all day event; schedule to be added soon
    Magnet Mission:
    All students at SMG will be exposed to global
    information via various types of media in order to
    connect students to our world and engage in
    preparedness activities to become
    college and career ready. 
    You can learn more about schools of choice at the Knox County Schools Magnet Schools District Homepage
    Transportation is available for students who attend Sarah Moore Greene from a different school zone.  You can contact the transportation department webpage  for more information. 
     Frequently Asked Questions

    Q. What is a Magnet School?

    A. Magnet Schools can be defined as schools which provide unique learning opportunities in a specific area or theme not offered at other Knox County Schools.

    Q. Do I have to pay to send my child to a School of Choice?

    A. No. Magnet Schools are part of the Knox County School System, there is no tuition cost to the student.

    Q. What commitment do parents have to make for their children to attend a Magnet School?

    A. There is overwhelming evidence that parental involvement has a direct connection to a student's success. Upon acceptance, parents are asked to make a commitment to their children's academics, attendance and behavior.

    Q. Who may apply?

    A. All out-of-zone students interested in any of the unique programming at a Magnet School may apply during the Application and Transfer Period. In-zone students automatically receive a seat in the Magnet School in which they are zoned.