Cosby Elementary School

Tel: (423)487-3850
Grades: KG-12

591 students

Cosby Elementary School serves 591 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Cosby Elementary School operates within the Cocke County School District.

Overview

The student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 591 students
Cosby Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Cosby Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cosby Elementary 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 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Cosby Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Cosby Elementary School Asian (2006-2010)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Cosby Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
1%
24%
Cosby Elementary School Black (1998-2012)
White
94%
66%
Cosby Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cosby Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Cosby Elementary 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.
0.12 0.25
Cosby Elementary 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.
70%
48%
Cosby Elementary 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.
9%
7%
Cosby Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,941 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cocke County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
8
Number of Students Managed 4,941 3,353
Cocke County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $28 MM
Cocke County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $28 MM
Cocke County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,797 $8,477
Cocke County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,875 $8,379
Cocke 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 Cosby High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greenbrier Alternative Learning Center (11.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Smoky Mountain Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CosbyCosby High School
    3318 Cosby
    CosbyTN 37722
    (423)487-5602
    0 mi | 437 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CosbySmoky Mountain Elementary School
    135 South 32
    CosbyTN 37722
    (423)487-2255
    3.6 mi | 183 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • CosbyJones Cove Elementary School
    4554 Jones Cove
    CosbyTN 37722
    (865)453-9325
    5 mi | 179 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HartfordGrassy Fork Elementary School
    4120 Big Creek
    HartfordTN 37753
    (423)487-5835
    7.1 mi | 113 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • NewportEdgemont Elementary School
    375 Carson Springs
    NewportTN 37821
    (423)623-2288
    8.2 mi | 624 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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Did You Know?
Cocke County, 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 0.12, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Cocke County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.