Carter Elementary School

Carter Elementary School serves 517 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 517 students
Carter Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Carter Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Carter Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 18:1 15:1
Carter Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Carter Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Carter Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
24%
Carter Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
90%
66%
Carter Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Carter Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Carter Elementary 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.
0.19 0.69
Carter Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
52%
48%
Carter Elementary 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.
5%
7%
Carter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60,207 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
7
Number of Students Managed 60,207 3,721
Knox County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $465 MM n/a
Knox County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $478 MM n/a
Knox County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,376 $0
Knox County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,600 $0
Knox 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 Carter High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Carter Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunnyview Primary (4.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Strawberry Plains Carter Middle School
    204 North Carter School
    Strawberry Plains , TN , 37871
    (865)933-3426
    0.1  mi  |  792  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Strawberry Plains Carter High School
    210 North Carter School
    Strawberry Plains , TN , 37871
    (865)933-3434
    0.1  mi  |  913  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Strawberry Plains Rush Strong Elementary School
    3081 West Old Andrew Johnson
    Strawberry Plains , TN , 37871
    (865)933-5313
    3.4  mi  |  633  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Knoxville Sunnyview Primary
    412 Bagwell
    Knoxville , TN , 37924
    (865)594-1173
    4.7  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Mascot East Knox Elementary School
    9315 Rutledge
    Mascot , TN , 37806
    (865)933-3493
    4.9  mi  |  544  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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