Application Checklist

Application Checklist for students from Sacred Heart, St. John Neumann, St. Joseph, St. Mary’s School and Episcopal School of Knoxville:

In order to complete the application process, please complete the checklist items listed below, including submission of all supplemental application forms.

  • Submit completed application (online or paper) and application fee of $125.
  • Register for Placement Test (December 3 or January 21)
  • Submit signed pdf Request for Records Form
     to current school registrar
  • Submit completed pdf Personal Essay Form
     (Please hand write in ink). You may upload supplemental documents to your online application, fax to 560-0314, email to Joni Punch at, mail, or deliver to the school in person.
  • The 8th Grade Teacher Evaluation Form is sent directly from KCHS to each middle school listed above. They will complete and send back to KCHS Admissions Office.

Application checklist for students NOT attending a local Catholic Middle School or Episcopal School of Knoxville:

  • Complete items 1 – 4 above
  • Also submit the following:
    • State of Tennessee Health Immunization Form
    • Two letters of recommendation (one from a current teacher, one personal)
    • Forward pdf 8th Grade Student Profile Form
       to student’s current 8th grade teachers.

The letters of recommendation for students can be emailed directly to Joni Punch, faxed, mailed or hand delivered.

Registration and Enrollment

After admission decisions are made, acceptance packets will be mailed out on February 24, 2017 with information about the next steps to complete enrollment.

We appreciate your interest in KCHS and look forward to meeting you. If you have any questions, please contact Joni Punch, Dean of Admissions, at 865-560-0502.