Unaka High School

Tel: (423)474-4100
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
Unaka High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Unaka High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Unaka High School 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
Unaka High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Unaka High School Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
1%
23%
Unaka High School Black (2006-2013)
White
97%
66%
Unaka High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Unaka High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Unaka High School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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%
Unaka High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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%
Unaka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

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
Carter County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 80%
Carter County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $28 MM
District Spending $50 MM $28 MM
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: 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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