Welcome to Emerald Charter Schools

Emerald Charter Schools manages Knox County's first public charter school, Emerald AcademyEmerald Academy was approved by the Knox County Board of Education by a 7-1 vote on June 4, 2014, and opened on July 27, 2015. When Emerald Academy is at full capacity, K-8, in the 2019-2020 school year, about 540 scholars are expected to attend.    

Public Notice
ECS Board Meeting: November 19, 12:00 pm, at 1014 Heiskell Avenue, Knoxville, TN - Agenda

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    Emerald Charter Schools admits the students of any race to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its school and Emerald Charter Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Race in this definition includes color and national or ethnic origin.

    Emerald Charter Schools is funded in part by United Way of Greater Knoxville; ECS is a proud United Way Community Partner.