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United States Army
School Support Services
5384 Tennessee Ave
Fort Campbell, KY 42223
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
Fort Campbell has 3 school Districts:
All 4 elementary schools, 1 middle schools, and 1 high school on Fort Campbell are located on the installation.
Kentucky/Hopkinsville/Oak Grove - Christian County School Systems.
There are ten elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools in Christian County School Systems. Total enrollment (2018) is 8380 students and 1388 teachers. All of the schools are accredited by the state of Kentucky and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Grading system scale is 93-100 (A) 86-92 (B) 73-85 (C) 65-72 (D) 64 and below (F).
Bus transportation is provided free of charge during school hours Monday to Friday. Free or reduced lunch program is also available at school and is based on total Family income.
School Age Services Program is not provided by the Christian County School System. School Age Services is provided privately through several childcare facilities within the area. Several sports are available for students to participate in; soccer, football, volleyball, basketball, hockey, tennis, wrestling, cheerleading, track & field, dance, and baseball.
The Kentucky Department of Education Division of Exceptional Children, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a civil rights law that ensures that students with disabilities have access to public education programs. Programs such as speech and language therapy, occupational & physical therapy, vision and hearing impaired, gifted and talented student and English as a second language classes are offered in the school system.
Test Scores -- For information on district standardized test scores, go to the Christian County School website http://www.christian.kyschools.us/ and click on ‘District Report Card'.
In addition to the traditional educational settings, programs are offered at a career & technical center, a day treatment center, an alternative school, an optional high school, an adult education center and Hopkinsville Community college. Refer to the "Advanced Education" Topic in this category for detail information.
Tennessee - Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)
There are 23 elementary schools with the total enrollment of 17,322 students, 7 middle schools with the enrollment of 7,883 students, 8 high schools with the enrollment of 9,315 students. Total # of students attending Montgomery County School System is 34,639. (2018)
The Montgomery County School System is approved by the State Board of Education and are accredited by the Southern Association of colleges and schools. Grading system scale is 93-100 (A) 85-92 (B) 75-84 (C) 70-75 (D) 69 and below (F).
Bus transportation is provided free of charge during school hours Monday to Friday. Free or reduced lunch program is also available with the school system and is based on total Family income.
Student can participate in Art Club, Band, Beta Club, Big Boys and Girls, Broadcasting, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Teachers of America, Newspaper, Key Club, Spanish Club, Music, Choral Program, Arts, Physical Education, Soccer, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Cross country, Tennis, Wrestling and JROTC program.
For information on district standardized test scores, go online to the CMCSS website, then "About CMCSS' and click on ‘State Report Card' and ‘click here.' In the report, click on ‘System', select Montgomery County, and click on ‘Achievement' to view scores.
Magnet schools are schools of choice. Parents apply to enroll their children in magnet schools in order to take advantage of that school's specialized method of teaching or curriculum. Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) is proud to offer the first magnet school in their school system. Moore Magnet School is a school where math, science and technology are incorporated into every discipline, from reading and writing to social studies.
The enrollment capacity is 300 students and includes grades K-5.
As a means of furthering its program of progressive discipline and assisting students who may require a more structured academic environment, the School System provides an alternative school setting for middle and high school students. Students who are suspended or expelled may be required to attend the Alternative School.
Introduced to Kenwood High School in fall 2011, the STEM Academy is open by application for students who have an aptitude for math and science that have already been demonstrated to some degree in their academic career. These students like to solve problems, improve ideas, and think logically. Additionally, the STEM Academy student will have a sincere interest in a STEM-oriented career field, specifically in engineering, and will work well learning through hands-on activities. Students will be selected utilizing multiple criteria, including test scores, grades, career interests, and attendance.
The STEM Academy has currently partnered with Austin Peay State University to identify scholarship opportunities for STEM academy students as well as offer special consideration if they apply to the TN Governor's School of Computational Physics (upon completion of the School, students can earn college credit hours there as well). APSU has also specially designed a summer enrichment program, SOARing with Mathematics for the STEM Academy students entering the 10th grade; as well as a Summer Science and Math Academy (SAMA) for STEM Academy students entering either 10th or 11th grade.
Middle College is a unique collaborative program between Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and Austin Peay State University that enables junior and senior high school students throughout the district to obtain a quality high school education while concurrently receiving direct and invaluable access to college courses. Yet, it is distinctive from other programs for students have the option of not only pursuing university credits but career technical credits as well. Middle College at Austin Peay State University is the integration of high school, college and career training all set on a university campus.
Predominantly three school systems serve the Fort Campbell/Kentucky area:
Fort Campbell Domestic Dependent Elementary School System on post (DDESS)
Kentucky/Hopkinsville/Oak Grove - Christian County School Systems
Tennessee - Clarksville Montgomery County School System
Private and alternative (home schooling) is available in the area. Contact the school liaison for further information at 270-798-9874.
Fort Campbell Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
All the 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school on Fort Campbell are located on the installation. Each school is accredited by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The schools serve approximately 3,150 students in six schools which are staffed by approximately 375 teachers.
Pre-school programs are voluntary, and available in each of the elementary schools. Kindergarten is full day. Children must be age five by September 1st to enter kindergarten. Pre-school program is also available on post. Children must be age four by September 1st. All students must be in compliance with dress code throughout the school day. Contact the School System or district website for specific information on dress code.
DoDEA has changed its Early Childhood Education programs entrance requirements for all DoD Schools. Age requirement are:
If you have any questions contact DoDEA at 270-439-1927.
DoDEA serves only those students residing in government quarters. Pre- school programs are voluntary and available in each of the elementary schools. Children must be four before September 1st to enter Pre-school, and five before September 1st to enter kindergarten. Kindergarten is full-day.
Standardized test scores for Fort Campbell Schools are available through the DODEA data website .
School Calendar for 2018-2019
First day of school for Fort Campbell is on 6 August 2018 and the last day for the school year will be on 24 May 2019. First day for Pre-K is on 20 August 2018. Last day for Pre-K is 22 May 2018. Access the Fort Campbell website for specifics guidance.
Kentucky/Hopkinsville/Oak Grove - Christian County School Systems will start on 9 August 2018 and the last day of school will be on 27 May 2019.
Tennessee - Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) will start on 06 August 2018 and the last day of school will be on 22 May 2019.
Bus transportation is available to students that live more than one mile from their assigned school, and special education children requiring transportation regardless of distance to school. Students who live off post whose sponsor is scheduled to move on post within 90 school days may register and attend on post, but their transport is the Family's responsibility.
Free or reduced lunch program is also available at school and is based on total Family income.
Before and After School Programs
Before and after school program for children in grades kindergarten through 5th grade, operates from 5:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. (before school care) 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (after school care) by the Child and Youth Services (CYS). The program provides breakfast and after school snacks. Activities consist of recreational sports, physical fitness, field trip, homework assistance, and a computer lab. Full care will be offered on school closing days and the summer program. All users must have current enrollment in CYSS.
Three New School Age Services Facilities:
Fort Campbell High School is rich in tradition with over 30 State Championships earned throughout its history, most recently back to back football state titles. The school value sportsmanship and their athletic staff uphold ethical and moral standards and demand the same from their student-athletes.
Students can participate in the following sporting events:
The school system provides programs for special needs students (ages 3-21); speech and language therapy, counseling services, occupational & physical therapy, vision and hearing impaired, gifted and talented students. Extended School Year (ESY) - Special education services are available beyond the academic year for students who meet the criteria for participation. For children below the age of 3 years; Educational Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) provides programs that will assist in achieving their important developmental milestone.
There is a dress code for all schools on Fort Campbell, refer to their webpage for specific information.
Information on district standardized test scores may be found at the Fort Campbell DoDea website, and click on ‘Standardized Test Results'.
The Adult Education Services are housed in the Greenwood Complex. It consist of the adult basic education programs such as obtaining GED, learning English as a second language, sign language, improving reading skills, and basic vocational. Business and vocational schools in the Montgomery county offers student needed training to develop marketable skills to obtain service industry jobs. For more information contact the Clarksville-Montgomery County Adult Education Program at 931-542-5045.
The largest institution of higher education serving the Clarksville area is Austin Peay State University.
The on-post college program is provided by Austin Peay State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Murray State University, and Hopkinsville Community College. These institutions provide a variety of associate, baccalaureate and master degree level programs to military personnel, as well as military Family members, retired military personnel and civilians. Education counselors can provide information on financial aid, tuition assistance and veteran’s benefits for Soldiers. For more information, contact the school office:
Austin Peay State University,
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University,
Hopkinsville Community College
Murray State University,
The Learning Resource Center offers computers/ automation support and is available to Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians, adult family members including students attending classes at the Army Education Center. Current hours of operation, which are subject to change, are Monday – Friday, from 0730-1545 hours. For more information, call (270) 798-2918.
National Testing Center (NTC)
The NTC is operated by Hopkinsville Community College and offers a variety of exams to both civilians and Soldiers. KYOTE and Accuplacer assessments, proctored exams, CLEP and DSST exams are all offered at the center. Active duty Soldiers are exempt from fees for the CLEP and DSST exams which are no longer offered by Army testing services. For information on fees, registration for exams or other information, please call the center at
(270) 707-3970 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Army Personnel Testing Services
The Testing Center provides services to Soldiers by providing monitored testing, by appointment, to include: the Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT), Basic Science and Math Test (BMST), Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT), Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) and other military skill assessments. The SAT college entrance exam is offered on a monthly basis. For more information, contact the testing center at (270) 798-3402.
Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP)
BSEP is the Army’s primary on-duty education program for enlisted personnel that is designed to help Soldiers master functional reading, writing, and mathematical skills. It is a two-week (full day) on-duty program that aids Soldiers in raising their general technical (GT) score, thus enhancing re-enlistment and promotion potential, as well as their MOS efficiency. The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) must be taken prior to enrollment.
For more information about the program, call (270) 798-3402.or visit their website at https://www.goarmyed.com/public/facility_pages/Fort_Campbell_Education_Center/default.asp
The Adult Education Services are housed in the Greenwood Complex. It consists of the adult basic education programs such as obtaining GED, learning English as a second language, sign language, improving reading skills, and basic vocational. Business and vocational schools in the Montgomery county offers student needed training to develop marketable skills to obtain service industry jobs. For more information contact the Clarksville-Montgomery County Adult Education Program at 931-542-5045.