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Printed copies of the MCS Home School Handbook are available at the district office (833 Lawrence Avenue) or at any school office.  


Parents may home school their own children pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. §49-6-3050 by registering with their local education agency (LEA). Parents choosing this educational option must meet specified educational requirements, test the child and report attendance to the local education agency at the end of the year.

By authority of the same statute, parents may also home school their own children by affiliating with and registering with a church related school defined by Tenn. Code Ann. §49-50-801.  If a parent is exercising this educational option, they must provide the school system with verification of enrollment in the non-public school.  Church-related schools must determine what recording-keeping requirements are in place for these parents, as well as testing requirements for the student.  However, church-related schools must keep daily attendance reports which pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated § 49-6-3007(d) shall be open to inspection at all reasonable times, to the director of schools of the system in which the school is located or to the director of school’s authorized representative.


  • Adventist Christian School of Maryville (LEA Blount Co)
  • Apostolic Christian Academy  (LEA Blount Co)
  • Clayton-Bradley STEM Academy  (LEA Alcoa)
  • Hands of Time Early Childhood Education Academy  (LEA Blount Co)
  • Maryville Christian School   (LEA Blount Co)



Maryville Home School Coordinator
(865) 982-7121 

TDOE Director of School Choice  
(615) 532-6274 

Home School Calendar 20-21
for Independent Home School


Intent to Home School Form

TN Department of Education - Home Schooling Website

TSSAA Home School Rule

Blount Home Education Association