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

Welcome to SJNCS

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!

A letter from our principal -

SJNCS family,

Please open the following link to view the letter from Dr. Sedonna Prater, Superintendent of Schools regarding the closing of all diocesan schools:

Closing due to Coronavirus

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this development.

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

Bill Derbyshire

Principal, St. John Neumann Catholic School

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!

Take a Tour

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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to learn more about our school.


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at St. John Neumann.


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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

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 

Congratulations to our Band!

On March 4, 2020, our middle school band students performed at Maryville College in the 2020 ETSBOA Band Competition. Our band earned an overall SUPERIOR rating, meaning they received the highest rating (all 1s) from all 4 judges. This is the 5th year in a 

We Are on Instagram

  • Every year our Kindergarten class celebrates their 8th grade buddies by singing a song for them on their last day at SJNCS. Since they couldn't be together at school, they wanted to send a special message to the 8th grade class.

Congratulations 8th graders, we love you and you will certainly be missed. We can't wait to see what your future holds. 💚🐴
#sjncsknox #kindergartenbuddies
  • Thank-a-Sponsor Saturday 😃 We appreciate all our generous sponsors for making a difference in the lives of our students. Thank you, @tazewellpikeanimalclinic !
  • Today is officially the last day of school for SJNCS. We couldn't end the year without thanking our students primary educators, their biggest cheerleaders and our greatest supporters - YOU! Head over to our Facebook page to watch the entire video of our faculty and staff thanking you! 
#sjncsknox #thankyou
  • Last all school Mass of the school year! Today at 9:30am. or on our YouTube channel (link in bio).
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  • #sjncsknox
  • Spectators Part 👆🏼
  • Part 4️⃣