Powell High School

Powell High School serves 1,371 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Powell High School operates within the Knox County School District.
Knox County School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1371 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,371 students
Powell High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Powell High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Powell High School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Powell High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Powell High School Student Teacher Ratio (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.
0.24 0.52
Powell High 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.
37%
51%
Powell High 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.
5%
7%
Powell High 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 district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,684 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% 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)
Graduation Rate 81% 83%
Knox County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $493 MM n/a
Knox County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $483 MM n/a
Knox County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 n/a
Knox County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,504 n/a
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 Ridgedale Alternative School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Powell Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Powell Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PowellPowell Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 913 students
    0.4 miles
    1711 Spring St
    PowellTN 37849
    (865)938-2048
    0.4KG-5913
  • PowellPowell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 957 students
    1.2 miles
    3329 West Emory Rd
    PowellTN 37849
    (865)938-9008
    1.26-8957
  • KnoxvillePleasant Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 410 students
    2.9 miles
    3013 Walnoaks Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37921
    (865)594-1354
    2.9KG-5410
  • KnoxvilleRidgedale Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 91 students
    3 miles
    4600 Ridgedale Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37921
    (865)909-9099
    36-1291
  • KnoxvilleNorwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 613 students
    3.1 miles
    1909 Merchant Dr
    KnoxvilleTN 37912
    (865)689-1460
    3.1PK-5613

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