Chilhowee Middle School

215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd

Benton, TN 37307-0188

Tel: (423)338-3102
Grades 6-8
415 students
Chilhowee Middle School serves 415 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Chilhowee Middle School operates within the Polk County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 415 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 415 students
Chilhowee Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Chilhowee Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Chilhowee Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Chilhowee Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 18:1 16:1
Chilhowee Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Chilhowee Middle School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
97%
65%
Chilhowee Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
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.
0.06 0.26
Chilhowee Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
50%
51%
Chilhowee Middle 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.
12%
7%
Chilhowee Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Polk County School District's student population of 2,633 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,078 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,769 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Polk County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 2,633 3,515
Polk County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $30 MM
Polk County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $21 MM $29 MM
Polk County School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,078 $8,707
Polk County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,769 $8,563
Polk County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Polk County High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bradley County Virtual School (11.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benton Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    0.1 miles
    215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd
    BentonTN 37307
    (423)338-4510
    0.1PK-5473
  • BentonPolk County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 592 students
    2.2 miles
    7200 Hwy 411 North
    BentonTN 37307
    (423)338-4514
    2.29-12592
  • Old FortSouth Polk Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    7.8 miles
    964 Old Federal Rd
    Old FortTN 37362
    (423)338-4512
    7.8PK-5378
  • ClevelandTaylor Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 261 students
    8.5 miles
    5265 Bates Pk
    ClevelandTN 37323
    (423)478-8817
    8.5PK-5261
  • CalhounCalhoun Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 361 students
    9.4 miles
    150 Sherwood Av
    CalhounTN 37309
    (423)336-2974
    9.4PK-8361

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