• 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.
    School Tours
    To schedule a tour contact Krista Rines, Magnet Facilitator at: krista.rines@knoxschools.org or 865-594-1328.
    Magnet Showcases
    Come see the work our students have done that relate to our media and communications theme.
    Dates and times are subject to change due to weather. 
    SMG Winter Showcase: February 12, 2015 4:30-6:00
    4:30-5pm Student performances
    5-6pm Gallery Walk and Refreshments
    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. 

    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.