Hixson High School

Hixson High School serves 854 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Hixson High School operates within the Hamilton County School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 854 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 854 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more 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 15:1 15:1
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
7%
7%
Black
27%
23%
White
63%
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.
0.53 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.
47%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,572 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
8
Number of Students Managed 44,572 3,473
Graduation Rate 72% 80%
District Total Revenue $361 MM $28 MM
District Spending $371 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,935 $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 Hamilton County Stem Academy (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hixson Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hixson Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HixsonHixson Middle School
    5681 Old Hixson Pk
    HixsonTN 37343
    (423)870-0600
    0.3 mi | 645 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HixsonHixson Elementary School
    5950 Winding Ln
    HixsonTN 37343
    (423)870-0621
    1.4 mi | 470 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HixsonBig Ridge Elementary School
    5210 Cassandra Smith Rd
    HixsonTN 37343
    (423)843-4793
    1.7 mi | 489 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HixsonGanns Middle Valley Elementary School
    1609 Thrasher Pk
    HixsonTN 37343
    (423)843-4700
    3 mi | 580 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ChattanoogaAlpine Crest Elementary School
    4700 Stagg Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37415
    (423)874-1921
    3.2 mi | 361 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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