William Blount High School

William Blount High School serves 1,745 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
William Blount High School operates within the Blount County School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1745 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,745 students
William Blount High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
William Blount High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade William Blount High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
William Blount High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
William Blount High School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
1%
7%
William Blount High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
1%
24%
William Blount High School Black (1988-2012)
White
96%
66%
William Blount High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups William Blount High School Sch Ethnicity William Blount 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.
0.08 0.69
William Blount High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
31%
48%
William Blount 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.
6%
7%
William Blount High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,574 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Blount County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
7
Number of Students Managed 11,574 3,721
Blount County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 80%
Blount County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $90 MM n/a
Blount County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM n/a
Blount County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,630 $0
Blount County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,860 $0
Blount 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 Maryville High School (3.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Maryville Intermediate School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Blount Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Maryville Mary Blount Elementary School
    131 South Old Glory
    Maryville , TN , 37801
    (865)980-1430
    0.6  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Maryville Fairview Elementary School
    2130 Old Niles Ferry
    Maryville , TN , 37803
    (865)982-0630
    2.3  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Friendsville Union Grove Elementary School
    330 South Old Grey Ridge
    Friendsville , TN , 37737
    (865)980-1515
    2.5  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Friendsville Union Grove Middle School
    334 South Old Grey Ridge
    Friendsville , TN , 37737
    (865)980-1320
    2.5  mi  |  720  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Maryville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Foothills Elementary School
    520 Sandy Springs
    Maryville , TN , 37803
    (865)681-0364
    2.8  mi  |  523  students  |  Gr.  -5

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