Christian Academy of Knoxville's Middle School serves as a bridge for students in grades six through eight between elementary and high school. Twenty-five full and part-time teachers are responsible for the middle school student's academic and spiritual program. The middle school facilities include life and physical science lab, library, gym, and classrooms.
Academic courses include Bible, Social Studies, Language Arts, Math and Science. State education guidelines are followed with Biblical principles integrated throughout the curriculum. In addition, students rotate through computer, foreign language, physical education, music, band, art, and health classes. Students choose from a variety of courses offered two days a week during Activity Period.
Middle school students participate in Scripps Howard Spelling Bee, National Geographic Geography Bee, area Math competitions and ACSI writing competition. Seventh grade students who meet academic eligibility according to the Stanford Achievement Test can participate in the Duke University TIP (Talent Identification Program).
CAK Middle School is a member of Knoxville Independent School League (K.I.S.L.), and students in grades six through eight compete in basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, swimming (eighth only) volleyball, and baseball.
The Middle school teachers are experienced and aware of the challenges of facing our teens today. The staff works diligently to guide and support these young people with a Christ-centered perspective during the challenging adolescent years.