Karns High School

Karns High School serves 1,291 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Karns High School operates within the Knox County School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1291 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,291 students
Karns High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Karns High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Karns High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more 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 17:1 15:1
Karns High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Karns High School Hispanic (1996-2013)
Black
10%
23%
Karns High School Black (1988-2013)
White
84%
66%
Karns High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Karns High School Sch Ethnicity Karns High 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.
0.29 0.26
Karns High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
32%
51%
Karns High 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.
6%
7%
Karns High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60,497 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
8
Number of Students Managed 60,497 3,688
Knox County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 80%
Knox County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $465 MM n/a
District Spending $478 MM n/a
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Byington Solway Career And Technical Education Cen High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Karns Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ball Camp Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KnoxvilleByington Solway Career And Technical Education Cen High School
    Vocational School
    2700 Byington Solway Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37931
    (865)693-3511
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KnoxvilleBall Camp Elementary School
    9801 Middlebrook Pk
    KnoxvilleTN 37931
    (865)539-7888
    1.2 mi | 498 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KnoxvilleKarns Elementary School
    8108 Beaver Ridge Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37931
    (865)539-7767
    1.3 mi | 1253 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KnoxvilleKarns Middle School
    2925 Gray Hendrix Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37931
    (865)539-7732
    1.3 mi | 1365 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KnoxvilleCedar Bluff Middle School
    707 North Cedar Bluff Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37923
    (865)539-7891
    3.1 mi | 601 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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