Lookout Valley Middle / High School

Tel: (423)825-7352
Grades: 6-12

360 students

Lookout Valley Middle / High School serves 360 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Lookout Valley Middle / High School operates within the Hamilton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 360 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 360 students
Lookout Valley Middle / High School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Lookout Valley Middle / High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Lookout Valley Middle / High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 11:1 15:1
Lookout Valley Middle / High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Lookout Valley Middle / High School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Lookout Valley Middle / High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
17%
24%
Lookout Valley Middle / High School Black (1999-2012)
White
78%
66%
Lookout Valley Middle / High School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lookout Valley Middle / High School Sch Ethnicity Lookout Valley Middle / 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.
0.37 0.69
Lookout Valley Middle / High School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
57%
48%
Lookout Valley Middle / 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.
8%
7%
Lookout Valley Middle / 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.
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)
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 Howard School Of Academics Technology (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lookout Valley Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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