Webb School of Knoxville is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprised of no less than nine and no more than 26 members. Officers of the Board and the President are granted full voting rights and privileges.
The primary duties of the Board are to preserve the school's mission, to serve as the financial fiduciary of the school, to give generously to support the school's mission, and to hire, support, and evaluate the President.
The President of the school is charged with the responsibility of interpreting and translating the policy guidelines set forth by the Board into operational procedures. Authority is delegated to the President by the Board for the day-to-day operation of the school.
Webb School of Knoxville is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and a proud member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
The National Association of Independent Schools is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,800 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including over 1,500 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
Independent schools are nonprofit private schools that are independent in philosophy; each is driven by a unique mission. They are also independent in the way they are managed and financed. Each is governed by an independent board of trustees and each is primarily supported through tuition payments and charitable contributions. They are accountable to their communities and are accredited by state-approved accrediting bodies.