Unaka High School

Tel: (423)474-4100
Grades: 9-12

345 students

Unaka High School serves 345 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Unaka High School operates within the Carter County School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 345 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 345 students
Unaka High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Unaka High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Unaka High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 14:1 15:1
Unaka High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Unaka High School Hispanic (2006-2011)
Black
n/a
24%
Unaka High School Black (2006-2012)
White
98%
66%
Unaka High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Unaka High School Sch Ethnicity Unaka 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.
0.04 0.69
Unaka High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
57%
48%
Unaka 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.
12%
7%
Unaka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,755 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Carter County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
8
Number of Students Managed 5,755 3,353
Carter County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 80%
Carter County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $28 MM
Carter County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $50 MM $28 MM
Carter County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,320 $8,477
Carter County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,466 $8,379
Carter 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 Siam Learning Center (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Siam Learning Center (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hunter Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Elizabethton Hunter Elementary School
    145 Hope
    Elizabethton , TN , 37643
    (423)547-4074
    1.3  mi  |  555  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Elizabethton Unaka Elementary School
    120 Unaka
    Elizabethton , TN , 37643
    (423)474-4110
    3.2  mi  |  285  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Elizabethton Siam Learning Center
    Alternative School
    2543 Siam
    Elizabethton , TN , 37643
    (423)547-4050
    Alternative School
    4  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Elizabethton Keenburg Elementary School
    139 Keenburg
    Elizabethton , TN , 37643
    (423)547-4047
    4.3  mi  |  321  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Elizabethton East Side Elementary School
    800 Eiam Rd
    Elizabethton , TN , 37643
    (423)547-8010
    4.5  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Elizabethton, 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 0.11, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Elizabethton is Siam Learning Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.