• High School Information for Current (2017-2018) 8th Graders.

    This webpage will be updated as information is received.

    Last updated: 2/19/18



    Knox County Schools Magnet High Schools:

    • Austin East Magnet High School - Performing Arts
    • Career Magnet Academy - Work Certifications and associates degree from PSCC
    • Fulton Magnet School of Communications (FulCom) - Media and Communications
    • STEM Academy - a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
    • West High School - International Baccalaureate

    Click here for KCS Magnet Schools information.



    Bearden High School

    Bearden High School invites future Bulldawgs and their parents to see the school, hear about the various courses, and meet athletic and club sponsors at BHS Eighth Grade Night on Monday, March 5th from 6 - 8 pm. Rising freshman are welcome to Bearden High School Marching Band Kick-off Night on March 22nd. Wind players, percussion and color guard will be represented.


    Austin-East Magnet High School 

    Roadrunner Run-Around

    Experience magnet programs first hand!

    Saturday, February 17th


    For more information, contact Brittany Newcomb at 865/594-3792 


    Fulton High School

    Open House will take place at Fulton on January 30 from 6-8.

    Saturday Sneak Peek event on February 3 for students who pre-register on our webpage or by calling the school to sign up in advance.

    Click here for informtional letter.


    Karns High School

    Our 8th grade students, zoned for Karns High, will visit on February 28th from 9:00 - 11:00.  Permission slips will be sent home for our zoned students.

    L&N STEM Academy

    Fall Magnet Showcase

    November 30th

    Click here for informational flyer.


    West High School

    Rising 9th Grade Parent Night

    Tuesday, April 3rd, from 5:30-6:30 PM.

    All families of rising 9th grade students are invited. There will be refreshments provided by the PTSO, information on all the great things that West has to offer, a short presentation in the main auditorium, and an activity fair in the auditorium lobby. All are welcome! 

    IB Open House Information Session
    West High School Lecture Hall
    Open House: December 2017
    Time 6:00pm-7:30pm
    ALL rising 8th graders, whether zoned or applying for magnet transfer, are invited to come hear all about what IB looks like at West.  Some IB teachers will be there to discuss their IBDP coursework in detail.  We will discuss MYP, DP and the transfer process.  Email shannon.siebe@knoxschools.org with questions.



    One West Night

    Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Click here for informational flyer.