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District Celebrates New School For Adrian Burnett Elementary

District Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting For New Adrian Burnett ElementaryDistrict Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting For New Adrian Burnett Elementary

Knox County Schools on Monday, January 6, celebrated a ribbon-cutting for a new Adrian Burnett Elementary School.

The new school features a 94,000-square-foot building that includes:

  • 34 classrooms;
  • four teacher work areas;
  • two special education classrooms with shared support spaces;
  • a 7,100-square foot gymnasium, including a stage;
  • a music room;
  • an art room;
  • a library; and
  • a tornado shelter that will house approximately 935 occupants.


The building will have capacity for approximately 800 students.

Abatement of the former Adrian Burnett Elementary is scheduled to begin in February and will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks, followed by demolition of the building.