Meigs County Public Schools

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(5)
High Schools
(1)
Middle Schools
(2)
Elementary
(2)
Pre-K
(2)
There are 5 public schools in Meigs County, Tennessee, serving 2,090 students.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 34%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Meigs County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • DecaturMeigs County High School
    105 Abel Ave
    DecaturTN37322
    (423)334-5797
    539 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Decatur
    Meigs Middle School
    586 North Main
    DecaturTN37322
    (423)334-9187
    424 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Decatur
    Meigs North Elementary School
    22015 State Hwy 58 North
    DecaturTN37322
    (423)334-5454
    452 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Decatur
    Meigs South Elementary School
    9638 State Hwy 58 South
    DecaturTN37322
    (423)334-5444
    434 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Ten MileMidway Middle School
    104 Dogtown
    Ten MileTN37880
    (865)717-5464
    241 students | Gr. 6-8

County Statistics

About Meigs County County Statistics (TN) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 15,918 people 6,238,518 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 12% 18%
Median Household Income $46,638 $38,720
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Meigs County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.05, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Meigs County is Eastern Local School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.