Orchard Knob Middle School

Orchard Knob Middle School serves 438 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Orchard Knob Middle School operates within the Hamilton County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 438 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 438 students
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Orchard Knob Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Orchard Knob Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 12:1 16:1
Orchard Knob Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Orchard Knob Middle School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
91%
23%
Orchard Knob Middle School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
5%
65%
Orchard Knob Middle School White Students (1998-2014)
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.
0.17 0.26
Orchard Knob Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
95%
51%
Orchard Knob 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.
1%
7%
Orchard Knob Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Hamilton County School District's student population of 43,540 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,885 is higher than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,930 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
8
Number of Students Managed 43,540 3,515
Hamilton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $372 MM $30 MM
Hamilton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $374 MM $29 MM
Hamilton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,885 $8,707
Hamilton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,930 $8,563
Hamilton 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 Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Csas Uppe (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Csas Uppe (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orchard Knob Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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