Education

  1. Alcoa Fire Department to Visit Area Homes to Provide Smoke Alarm Installations

    The City of Alcoa Fire Department has been receiving 10-year battery smoke alarms from the State Fire Marshal’s Office since 2012 through a grant which is available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Read on...
  2. Alcoa Electric to Utilize Helicopter to Support Tree Trimming

    As the City of Alcoa Electric Department continues more aggressive efforts to trim trees that relate to power outages, the City’s contractor will be using a specially equipped helicopter to support its tree trimming work. Read on...
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Sitting in the backyard of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Alcoa and Blount County host a number of public schools and higher education opportunities. To attend school in the Alcoa City School System, a child must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten and six years old to enter first grade (both ages as of September 30, in the year of matriculation). Enrollment requirements include:
  • Certified copy of birth certificate
  • Immunization record on the Tennessee required green form (inoculations against polio, tetanus, measles, diphtheria, and whooping cough)
  • Proof of physical exam (on Tennessee green form above)
  • Copy of Social Security card (or proof of application)
  • Proof of residence (utility bill, phone bill, cable bill, rental agreement)*
  • Proof of guardianship (where applicable)
Students living outside Alcoa City limits must pay a $700 per year tuition as well as fill out an application at the school they wish to attend. Please call 865-984-0531 for more information.

To view a listing of schools in the area, visit our Resource Directory and the Blount County Chamber of Commerce Website.