Bearden Elementary School

Bearden Elementary School serves 380 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Bearden Elementary School operates within the Knox County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 380 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 380 students
Bearden Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Bearden Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Bearden Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Bearden Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Bearden Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
2%
Bearden Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Bearden Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
14%
23%
Bearden Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
72%
65%
Bearden Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Bearden Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.26
Bearden Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
51%
Bearden Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
Bearden Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Knox County School District's student population of 59,236 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,684 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,504 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
8
Number of Students Managed 59,236 3,515
Knox County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $493 MM $30 MM
Knox County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $483 MM $29 MM
Knox County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $8,707
Knox County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,504 $8,563
Knox County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Knox Adaptive Education Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Knox Adaptive Education Center (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Knox Adaptive Education Center (0 miles away)
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    0 miles
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    (865)909-9020
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    1.6 miles
    1400 Hollywood Dr
    KnoxvilleTN 37909
    (865)909-9040
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    1.6 miles
    942 Southgate Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37919
    (865)594-1360
    1.6KG-5448
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1235 students
    1.7 miles
    3300 Sutherland Av
    KnoxvilleTN 37919
    (865)594-4477
    1.79-121235
  • KnoxvilleBearden Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1166 students
    2.3 miles
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    KnoxvilleTN 37909
    (865)539-7839
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