Hixson High School

Hixson High School serves 779 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% 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 779 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 779 students
Hixson High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Hixson High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Hixson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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
Hixson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
Hixson High School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Hixson High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
27%
24%
Hixson High School Black (1998-2012)
White
61%
66%
Hixson High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hixson High School Sch Ethnicity Hixson 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.
0.55 0.69
Hixson 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.
46%
48%
Hixson 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.
7%
7%
Hixson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,045 students has grown by 8% 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
78
7
Number of Students Managed 45,045 3,721
Hamilton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 80%
Hamilton County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $361 MM n/a
Hamilton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $371 MM n/a
Hamilton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $0
Hamilton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,935 $0
Hamilton 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 Chattanooga State Mid College High School (4.2 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
  • Hixson Hixson Middle School
    5681 Old Hixson
    Hixson , TN , 37343
    (423)870-0600
    0.3  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hixson Hixson Elementary School
    5950 Winding Ln
    Hixson , TN , 37343
    (423)870-0621
    1.4  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hixson Big Ridge Elementary School
    5210 Cassandra Smith
    Hixson , TN , 37343
    (423)843-4793
    1.7  mi  |  487  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hixson Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School
    1609 Thrasher
    Hixson , TN , 37343
    (423)843-4700
    3  mi  |  566  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Chattanooga Alpine Crest Elementary School
    4700 Stagg
    Chattanooga , TN , 37415
    (423)874-1921
    3.2  mi  |  345  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Did You Know?
Hamilton 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 0.62, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Hamilton County is Hamilton School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.