Siegel High School

Siegel High School serves 1,850 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Siegel High School operates within the Rutherford County School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1850 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,850 students
Siegel High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Siegel High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Siegel High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Siegel High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Siegel High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Siegel High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
14%
24%
Siegel High School Black (2006-2012)
White
77%
66%
Siegel High School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Siegel High School Sch Ethnicity Siegel High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.39 0.50
Siegel High School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
22%
48%
Siegel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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%
Siegel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 39,608 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 83% over five years.
School District Name Rutherford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
7
Number of Students Managed 39,608 3,496
Rutherford County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 80%
Rutherford County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $269 MM $28 MM
Rutherford County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $339 MM $28 MM
Rutherford County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,225 $8,477
Rutherford County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,101 $8,379
Rutherford County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakland High School (3.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Siegel Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Erma Siegel Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Murfreesboro Siegel Middle School
    355 West Thompson
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37129
    (615)904-3830
    0.5  mi  |  1008  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Murfreesboro Erma Siegel Elementary School
    135 West Thompson
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37129
    (615)904-1002
    0.9  mi  |  759  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Murfreesboro Northfield Elementary School
    550 West Northfield
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37129
    (615)895-7324
    2.5  mi  |  695  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Murfreesboro John Pittard Elementary School
    745 Dejarnett
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37130
    (615)893-2313
    3  mi  |  992  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Murfreesboro Mitchell Neilson Primary
    1303 Jones
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37129
    (615)895-2904
    3.2  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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