Orchard Knob Middle School

500 North Highland Park,

Chattanooga, TN, 37404

Tel: (423)493-7793
Grades: 6-8

361 students

Orchard Knob Middle School serves 361 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Orchard Knob Middle School operates within the Hamilton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 361 students
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has increased by 25% over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
15:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
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2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
92%
24%
White
4%
66%
Unknown
2%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.15
0.50
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 98%
48%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
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7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,296 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
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Number of Students Managed 43,296
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Csas Uppe (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Csas Uppe (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orchard Knob Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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