Carter Elementary School

Carter Elementary School serves 513 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Carter Elementary School operates within the Knox County School District.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 513 students
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 19:1 15:1
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
3%
23%
White
93%
66%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.26
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.
51%
51%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,769 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,376 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,600 is higher than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
8
Number of Students Managed 59,769 3,473
District Total Revenue $465 MM $28 MM
District Spending $478 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,376 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,600 $8,379
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 Carter High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carter Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rush Strong Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Strawberry PlainsCarter Middle School
    204 North Carter School Rd
    Strawberry PlainsTN 37871
    (865)933-3426
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 796 students                      
  • Strawberry PlainsCarter High School
    210 North Carter School Rd
    Strawberry PlainsTN 37871
    (865)933-3434
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 908 students                      
  • Strawberry PlainsRush Strong Elementary School
    3081 West Old Andrew Johnson H
    Strawberry PlainsTN 37871
    (865)933-5313
    3.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 620 students                      
  • KnoxvilleSunnyview Primary
    412 Bagwell Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37924
    (865)594-1173
    4.7 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 321 students                      
  • MascotEast Knox Elementary School
    9315 Rutledge Pk
    MascotTN 37806
    (865)933-3493
    4.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 536 students                      

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