D-B EXCEL is a STEM Designation School, recognized through the Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network.
Located in the Kingsport Press Building, home of Kingsport City Schools’ main office and the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce. The facility houses 210 students in a collaborative, instructionally focused, and intimate environment. The smaller learning environment provide a personalized, collaborative, and family atmosphere between students. The students move between 30-minute group sessions and individual breakout sessions utilizing various integrated tools, technology, and learning modules throughout the day.
The D-B EXCEL project utilized the Active Learning Pilot program, a partnership between Steelcase and WorkSpace Interiors to provide the school an opportunity to “test drive” state-of-the-art active learning solutions.