Our students excel in academic disciplines.
Students grow in
faith and service.
Friendship and
community abounds

Welcome to SJNCS

A letter from our principal -

Dear SJNCS Community,

Please click here to read the letter from Bishop Stika and Dr. Sedonna Prater, Superintendent of Schools, regarding the 2020/2021 school year.

The 2020/2021 school year will be starting on August 3, 2020 with the first semester ending on December 4, 2020. In addition, the final week (November 30-December 4) will consist of at-home learning. Please click here to view the calendar for specific details on all of the calendar changes.

The Diocese of Knoxville has also provided a Continuity of Learning Plan for Catholic Schools, Families, and Students for your reference.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this development.

As always, you and your family are in my prayers.

Bill Derbyshire


St. John Neumann Catholic School

Thank You, SJNCS Parents!

Friday, May 22, 2020 marked the last day of the school year for our students this year. We couldn’t end the year without thanking our students primary educators, their biggest cheerleaders and our greatest supporters – YOU!
Thank you for a wonderful year and an amazing partnership this last quarter. We made it! Have a wonderful summer break!

St. John Neumann Catholic School is a Catholic parochial school providing academic excellence, faith formation, and a profound sense of community within the Diocese of Knoxville, TN, serving grades preschool through eight.

Fact Sheet

Our academic program is incredibly strong at SJNCS and our numbers and test scores reflect that. Take a look at our fact sheet!

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Now enrolling preschool through 8th grade. Please call and schedule your tour today!

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Whether it is through faith development, our challenging curriculum, or service opportunities, students and teachers engage in a learning process that is second to none.


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Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.


Our students range from Pre-Kindergarten
through 8th grade, with an average class size of 16.


Our curriculum goals are illuminated by faith and grounded in scripture and Catholic tradition.


Our 42-acre campus is located in Farragut
West Knoxville, 25 minutes from downtown.


18 of our educators hold advanced
degrees. 11% are minority educators.


Our eighth grade students scored
in the top 1% nationally on the IOWA Test.

Latest News and Events

Summer Reading and Library Hours

Summer is bringing two things we are so excited about: the SJNCS library re-opening and summer reading! With all the strangeness of the last semester, it is the perfect time to make some adjustments to our traditional summer reading. This year, summer reading won’t be 

Learning Lab Links

Each week, our fabulous learning lab faculty has been providing support to our families at home while they are distance learning. These pages provide tools and ideas for learning for students of all different abilities. Learning Lab Links– April 24 Learning Lab Links– May 1 

SJN Awards – Quarter 3 – March 13, 2020

Congratulations to all the Quarter 3 recipients of the SJN Award. The Criteria for the SJN Award: Two students from each class in grades 1-4 and up to four students from each grade level in grades 5-8 may receive the award each quarter.  No student may receive the award twice in 

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