Orchard Knob Middle School

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
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Orchard Knob Middle School 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 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Orchard Knob Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
Orchard Knob Middle School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
92%
24%
Orchard Knob Middle School Black (1998-2012)
White
4%
66%
Orchard Knob Middle School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Orchard Knob Middle School Sch Ethnicity Orchard Knob Middle 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.
0.15 0.69
Orchard Knob Middle 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.
98%
48%
Orchard Knob Middle 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.
n/a
7%
Orchard Knob Middle 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
8
Number of Students Managed 45,045 3,353
Hamilton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $361 MM $28 MM
District Spending $371 MM $28 MM
Hamilton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $8,477
Hamilton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,935 $8,379
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 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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