Bearden Elementary School

Bearden Elementary School serves 369 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Bearden Elementary School operates within the Knox County School District.

Overview

The student population of 369 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 369 students
Bearden Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Bearden Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade Bearden Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 22:1 15:1
Bearden Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
2%
Bearden Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Bearden Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
14%
23%
Bearden Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
73%
66%
Bearden Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Bearden Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.44 0.26
Bearden Elementary 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.
33%
51%
Bearden Elementary 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.
3%
7%
Bearden Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,769 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
8
Number of Students Managed 59,769 3,473
Knox County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $465 MM $28 MM
District Spending $478 MM $28 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Knox Adaptive Education Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Knox Adaptive Education Center (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Knox Adaptive Education Center (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KnoxvilleKnox Adaptive Education Center
    Special Education School
    5719 Kingston Pk
    KnoxvilleTN 37919
    (865)909-9020
    Special Education School

    0 mi | 76 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • KnoxvillePond Gap Elementary School
    1400 Hollywood Dr
    KnoxvilleTN 37909
    (865)909-9040
    1.6 mi | 337 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KnoxvilleSequoyah Elementary School
    942 Southgate Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37919
    (865)594-1360
    1.6 mi | 469 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KnoxvilleWest High School
    Magnet School
    3300 Sutherland Av
    KnoxvilleTN 37919
    (865)594-4477
    Magnet School

    1.7 mi | 1233 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KnoxvilleWest Hills Elementary School
    409 Vanosdale Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37919
    (865)539-7850
    2.3 mi | 807 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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