Karns High School

2710 Byington Solway,

Knoxville, TN, 37931-3215

Tel: (865)539-8670
Grades: 9-12

1,307 students

Karns High School serves 1,307 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% 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 1307 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,307 students
Karns High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Karns High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.30 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
Karns High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Karns High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Karns High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
11%
24%
Karns High School Black (1988-2012)
White
83%
66%
Karns High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.30 0.50
Karns High 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.
30%
48%
Karns High 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.
7%
7%
Karns High 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.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 76% 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 (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 80%
Knox County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
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 Byington Solway Career And Technical Education Cen High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Karns Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Karns Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Knoxville Byington Solway Career And Technical Education Cen High School
    Vocational School
    2700 Byington Solway
    Knoxville , TN , 37931
    (865)693-3511
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Knoxville Karns Elementary School
    8108 Beaver Ridge
    Knoxville , TN , 37931
    (865)539-7767
    1.1  mi  |  1216  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Knoxville Karns Middle School
    2925 Gray Hendrix
    Knoxville , TN , 37931
    (865)539-7732
    1.1  mi  |  1336  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Knoxville Ball Camp Elementary School
    9801 Middlebrook
    Knoxville , TN , 37931
    (865)539-7888
    1.1  mi  |  461  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Knoxville Cedar Bluff Middle School
    707 North Cedar Bluff
    Knoxville , TN , 37923
    (865)539-7891
    3  mi  |  606  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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