Carter Elementary School

Carter Elementary School serves 575 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Carter Elementary School operates within the Knox County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 575 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 575 students
Carter Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Carter Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Carter Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Carter Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less 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 17:1 16:1
Carter Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Carter Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
2%
23%
Carter Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
94%
65%
Carter Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Carter Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.12 0.26
Carter Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
54%
51%
Carter 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.
7%
7%
Carter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,236 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,684 is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,504 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 11% 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $493 MM $30 MM
Knox County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $483 MM $29 MM
Knox County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $8,707
Knox County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,504 $8,563
Knox County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Carter High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carter Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rush Strong Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Strawberry PlainsCarter High School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 918 students210 North Carter School Rd
    Strawberry PlainsTN 37871
    (865)933-3434
    0.19-12918
  • Strawberry PlainsCarter Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 820 students204 North Carter School Rd
    Strawberry PlainsTN 37871
    (865)933-3426
    0.16-8820
  • Strawberry PlainsRush Strong Elementary School
    3.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 581 students3081 West Old Andrew Johnson
    Strawberry PlainsTN 37871
    (865)933-5313
    3.4PK-8581
  • KnoxvilleSunnyview Primary
    4.7 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 306 students412 Bagwell Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37924
    (865)594-1173
    4.7PK-2306
  • MascotEast Knox Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 522 students9315 Rutledge Pk
    MascotTN 37806
    (865)933-3493
    4.9PK-5522

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