• Shades
    After-school child care is provided on-site at Powell Elementary School by SHADES of Development. This after-school program has a three star rating from the Department of Human Services. They are one of only two accredited after-school programs in Tennessee. SHADES offers quality child care that emphasizes children's choices and individual interests. For further information, contact the Program Director (Sabrina Thompson) at 947-1804.  Their website is:  http://www.shadesofdevelopment.org/

    Other off-campus child care centers that provide after-school pick-up are listed below:

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America

    1819 Dry Gap Pike 

    Knoxville, TN  379

    7171 Oak Ridge Highway
    Knoxville, TN  37931

    3053 Staffordshire Blvd. 

    Powell, TN  37849

    La Petite Academy

    712 East Emory Road

    Powell, TN  37849

    Mudpies and Music

    7600 Clinton Highway
    Powell, TN  37849
    7207 Ammons Lane
    Powell, TN  37849

    Powell, TN  37849



    The Zone Sports Complex 

    5331 Western Avenue

    Knoxville, TN  37921

    Knoxville, TN  37912


    Some of these centers also offer before-school care and drop off at PES.  Please contact the individual center for more info.