South Doyle Middle School

3900 Decatur,

Knoxville, TN, 37920-4466

Tel: (865)579-2133
Grades: 6-8

1,064 students

South Doyle Middle School serves 1,064 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
South Doyle Middle School operates within the Knox County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1064 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,064 students
South Doyle Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
South Doyle Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Doyle Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
South Doyle Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
South Doyle Middle School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
South Doyle Middle School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
19%
24%
South Doyle Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
74%
66%
South Doyle Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Doyle Middle School Sch Ethnicity South Doyle 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.
0.42 0.50
South Doyle Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
57%
48%
South Doyle 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.
8%
7%
South Doyle Middle 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 3,496
Knox County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $465 MM $28 MM
Knox County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $478 MM $28 MM
Knox County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,376 $8,477
Knox County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,600 $8,379
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 Tennessee High School For Deaf (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tennessee Middle School For The Deaf (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dogwood Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Knoxville Dogwood Elementary School
    705 Tipton
    Knoxville , TN , 37920
    (865)579-5677
    0.6  mi  |  736  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Knoxville South Knox Elementary School
    801 Sevier
    Knoxville , TN , 37920
    (865)579-2100
    1.3  mi  |  161  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Knoxville Tennessee Elementary School For Deaf
    Special Education School
    2725 Island Home
    Knoxville , TN , 37920
    (865)579-2500
    Special Education School
    1.3  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Knoxville Tennessee High School For Deaf
    Special Education School
    2725 Island Home
    Knoxville , TN , 37920
    (865)579-2500
    Special Education School
    1.3  mi  |  86  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Knoxville Tennessee Middle School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    2725 Island Home
    Knoxville , TN , 37920
    (865)579-2500
    Special Education School
    1.3  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 20, 2014 - I went there and had a very good time and loved all the teachers and all the extra stuff you get to do I thing Is you better be good if you want to pass because they will not take bad behavior from anyone at all.... hope everyone else likes and enjoys it has much as I did... - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended March 29, 2014 - South Doyle Middle School is insufficient in all categories. The teachers try very hard but the students and the systems at the school are dysfunctional to say the least. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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