Unaka High School

Grades: 9-12

328 students

Unaka High School serves 328 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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 328 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 328 students
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
1%
23%
White
97%
66%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.06 0.26
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.
53%
51%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,711 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 5,711 3,473
Graduation Rate 77% 80%
District Total Revenue $49 MM $28 MM
District Spending $50 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,320 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,466 $8,379
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 T A Dugger Junior High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hunter Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ElizabethtonHunter Elementary School
    145 Hope St
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-4074
    1.3 mi | 560 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ElizabethtonUnaka Elementary School
    120 Unaka Dr
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)474-4110
    3.2 mi | 284 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ElizabethtonSiam Learning Center
    Alternative School
    2543 Siam Rd
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-4050
    Alternative School

    4 mi | 13 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ElizabethtonKeenburg Elementary School
    139 Keenburg Rd
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-4047
    4.3 mi | 324 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElizabethtonEast Side Elementary School
    800 Siam Rd
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-8010
    4.5 mi | 407 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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