Home School - ISP

In addition to the traditional classroom setting we offer a Home School Umbrella for students in Kindergarten through 8th and an Independent Study Program (ISP) program for 9th - 12th. 


Kindergarten through 8th Grade


Registration window is May 1 - July 1 on a first come first serve basis.  Returning students maintain their place if registered by July 1.  July 1 - July 31, a $25 late fee will be assessed.

Fees at a glance (Refer to Home School Umbrella 2017-2018 Policies link below for all policy and pricing information). 

Registration:  $55 - 1st child, $50 - 2nd child, $45 - 3rd child, $40 - each additional child

Testing:  $50 each  Why Test?

First year application fee:  $25

Late fee:  $25

Required Forms:

For additional information regarding the Home School Umbrella for K-8 contact:  Karen Metcalf - 865-984-4073 or metcalfmom@bellsouth.net



Independent Study Program


ACT & SAT School Code:  430-009

We require prior enrollment in our K-8 Umbrella program for guaranteed entry in our Independent Study Program.  Other students may be considered, however, we have limited space and we do not accept rising seniors.  Please refer to the Teacher Information & Agreement Form for additional information. 

Registration window:  May 1 - July 1.  After July 1, a $25 late fee will be assessed.

Required Forms:

Testing Requirements:

Ninth grade students will have an ACT prep class and a practice test during March testing. An annual ACT or SAT is required in grades 10th - 12th.  Please register at act.org or collegeboard.organd send the results to MCS using school code 430-009. 

College Information:

TN Education Lottery Scholarship Program

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

For additional information regarding the Independent Study Program contact:  Cynthia Fagan - 865-681-7709 or tnfagans@aol.com