Department of Defense Education Activity

Fort Knox Schools

Free School Meals for All Students!

The USDA has approved ALL kids ages 0-18 to get free meals through June 30, 2021! We will provide more information soon by memorandum placed in the Student Meals Program page of our school's website regarding how we will provide meals on non-holiday weekdays (teacher training days, etc.), and when your school will stop meals distribution this year.

Please continue to submit your meal applications! The free or reduced meal status for the 2020-21 school year will carry over through the first 30 days of the 2021-22 school year. If necessary, contact your installation's Child Nutrition Director for more information. Stay Safe!


National American Indian Heritage Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

October 30, 2020 DoDEA joins the nation in recognizing American Indians for their respect for natural resources and the Earth, having served with valor in our nation's conflicts and for their many distinct and important contributions to the United States.
Observances
Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

October 30, 2020 During Military Family Appreciation Month, DoDEA renews its commitment to the families and communities we are proud to serve.
Observances
Principal of the Year Nominations

Principal of the Year Nominations

October 27, 2020 Honor your favorite school principal by nominating him/her for Principal of the Year! Deadline for nominations is November 13th and our online form makes it fast and easy.
Programs, Students and Staff, Academic
DoDEA Green Ribbon Schools

DoDEA Green Ribbon Schools

October 23, 2020 The U.S. Department of Education (ED) honors schools each year for their sustainable facilities, health practices, and effective environmental education. The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Award (ED-GRS) has had a significant effect on the green schools movement and allowed ED an unprecedented platform to address school facilities, health, and environment.
Education, Organization
DoDEA offers in-person or virtual school options for spring SY20/21

DoDEA offers in-person or virtual school options for spring SY20/21

October 16, 2020 DoDEA will continue to operate full-time in-person schools for the remainder of the school year and also provide a full-time virtual learning option for K-12 grade students.
PressRoom

Fort Knox schools are a part of the Kentucky Community in the DoDEA Americas Southeast District.  The mission of the Fort Knox Community Schools is to educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

We employ the process of Total Quality Education throughout our school system, which results in growth and improvement through the use of data, stakeholder involvement, and consensus building.

We desire to maximize student successes and to help students develop to their fullest potential. Mastery Learning, a key concept embedded in every school, offers students opportunities for success through reteaching and retesting. Earned success for every student is the goal, and our parents are key to all efforts and successes.

School Hours

School Office Hours Student Hours:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
Student Hours: Thursday

Van Voorhis ES

AM Pre-Kindergarten
PM Pre-Kindergarten

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

8:30 am - 3:15 pm

8:30 am - 11:15 am
12:15 - 3:15 pm

8:30 am - 2:00 pm

8:30 am - 11:15 am
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Kingsolver ES 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 8:30 am - 3:15 pm 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Scott IS 7:00 am - 3:30 pm 8:30 am - 3:15pm 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fort Knox MHS 7:00 am - 3:30 pm 7:25 am - 2:35 pm 7:25 am - 1:20 pm


Technology

Our schools are fully supported by significant hardware, software, and technology staff at both the district and the school levels. Each school has a high-speed network that enables computer users to access programs and files on servers and to share devices, such as laser printers. Every school has a computer lab, and the larger schools have two labs. The computer to student ratio is 1 to 2. School computers have broadband Internet access.

In addition, every school has a digital network that brings Kentucky Educational Television programs into the classroom. All schools have closed circuit and cable television programs. For instruction, every school has numerous TVs, VCRs, DVD players, SMARTboards/whiteboards, and projectors. Wi-Fi is available, and media centers are areas for students to check out electronically the textbooks or any other books they need.


Recent News

New locker room awaits Fort Knox Football

May 08, 2020
The football locker room has undergone a transformation that was long overdue. Read More


Fort Knox Middle High School adjusts Class of 2020 graduation plans to fit the times

May 08, 2020
The students received their caps and gowns early May 6 and began coming into the school one family at a time in 30-minute increments later that day to film their graduation ceremony. Read More


Fort Knox Middle High School announces May 15 Graduation Parade

May 08, 2020
In lieu of the normal graduation procedures, school officials will host a “Graduation Parade” in honor of the 2020 senior graduating class Read More


Fort Knox Middle High School Student Wins Local Speech Contest

February 24, 2020
The theme was "Rotary Connects The Word". Read More


FKMHS Students Visit HMH

February 24, 2020
dressed and ready to go into the Robotics operating room for an opportunity to operate the DaVinci Xi system Read More


All News

Fort Knox History

On January 1, 1932, Congress designated Camp Knox as a permanent garrison and changed the name to Fort Knox. The post's Commander, Brigadier General Julian R. Lindsey (1932-34), established the Fort Knox Dependent Schools and appointed three school board members. Students were educated in tarpaper shacks. By 1935, enrollment had reached 85. In that year, a two-year high school was started. The first graduating class of 1936 consisted of four male students.  

Crittenberger Building

Enrollment

Approximately 1,550 students attend four schools:

Community Contacts
Name Position Phone Number Location
ISS 270-439-1927 Ext. 5022 Fort Campbell Schools,Fort Knox Schools
ISS 270-439-1927 Ext. 5008 Fort Campbell Schools,Fort Knox Schools
ISS 270-439-1927 Ext. 5023 Fort Campbell Schools,Fort Knox Schools
502-624-2346 x4133 Fort Knox Schools
Guidance Counselor 502-624-7030 Fort Knox Schools
Transportation Transportation (270) 439-1927 Fort Knox Schools
School Meals Program 502-624-7912 Fort Knox Schools

Fort Knox Community Schools

Ft. Knox MHS


Principal

School Address
266 Maine Street, Bldg 7501
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6812
Phone: 502-624-7030
Fax: 502-624-6171

Scott IS


Principal

School Address
266 Mississippi Street, Bldg 7474
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6814
Phone: 502-624-2236
Fax: 502-624-5433
DSN Phone: 464-2236

Van Voorhis ES


Principal

School Address
120 Folger Street, Bldg 5550
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6000
Phone: 502-624-5854
Fax: 502-624-7267
DSN Phone: 464-5854

Kingsolver ES


Principal

School Address
844 Old Ironside Bldg 1390
Fort Knox, KY 40121
Phone: 502-626-2500
Fax: 502-626-2511
DSN Phone: 536-2500