KINGSPORT ‚¬ The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) will honor Kingsport City Schools with a proclamation and banner presentation for being named a 2013 Tennessee SCORE Prize finalist.

The presentation will take place prior to the Kingsport Board of Education meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2014. ‚ Events will begin with a community-wide reception at 5 p.m. in the Tennessee Room of the KCS Administrative Support Center (400 Clinchfield St, 3rd Floor).‚  The banner presentation will occur at 6 p.m.‚  Both the reception and presentation are open to the public.

The Tennessee SCORE Prize recognizes the schools and school districts in Tennessee that have most dramatically improved student achievement.‚  Kingsport City Schools was one of three Tennessee school systems named as finalists for the 2013 District Award.

Kingsport‚ City Schools is a public school system located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and an alternative school; with total enrollment reaching 6,500 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused ‚¬¦ World Class.

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