Orchard Knob Middle School

Orchard Knob Middle School serves 393 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% 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 393 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 393 students
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade Orchard Knob Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 14:1 15:1
Orchard Knob Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Orchard Knob Middle School Hispanic (1999-2013)
Black
88%
23%
Orchard Knob Middle School Black (1998-2013)
White
7%
66%
Orchard Knob Middle School White (1998-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Orchard Knob Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.22 0.26
Orchard Knob Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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.
93%
51%
Orchard Knob Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
2%
7%
Orchard Knob Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,572 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
8
Number of Students Managed 44,572 3,473
Hamilton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $361 MM $28 MM
District Spending $371 MM $28 MM
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: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChattanoogaOrchard Knob Elementary School
    400 North Orchard Knob Av
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (423)493-0385
    0.4 mi | 571 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChattanoogaChattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Csas Uppe
    865 East 3rd St
    ChattanoogaTN 37403
    (423)209-5812
    1.1 mi | 653 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • ChattanoogaChattanooga School For The Arts And Science Csas L
    Magnet School
    865 East 3rd St
    ChattanoogaTN 37403
    (423)209-5817
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 367 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ChattanoogaTommie F. Brown International Academy
    Magnet School
    718 East 8th St
    ChattanoogaTN 37403
    (423)209-5760
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | 442 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChattanoogaEast Side Elementary School
    1603 South Lyerly St
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (423)493-7780
    1.5 mi | 578 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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