Bearden Elementary School

Bearden Elementary School serves 373 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% 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 373 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 373 students
Bearden Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Bearden Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Bearden Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 21:1 15:1
Bearden Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Bearden Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Bearden Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
13%
24%
Bearden Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
70%
66%
Bearden Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bearden Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Bearden 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.
0.49 0.69
Bearden 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.
32%
48%
Bearden 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.
3%
7%
Bearden Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 58,639 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
8
Number of Students Managed 58,639 3,353
Knox County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $465 MM $28 MM
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 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
  • Knoxville Knox Adaptive Education Center
    Special Education School
    5719 Kingston
    Knoxville , TN , 37919
    (865)909-9020
    Special Education School
    0  mi  |  79  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Knoxville Pond Gap Elementary School
    1400 Hollywood
    Knoxville , TN , 37909
    (865)909-9040
    1.6  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Knoxville Sequoyah Elementary School
    942 Southgate
    Knoxville , TN , 37919
    (865)594-1360
    1.6  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Knoxville West High School
    Magnet School
    3300 Sutherland
    Knoxville , TN , 37919
    (865)594-4477
    Magnet School
    1.7  mi  |  1248  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Knoxville West Hills Elementary School
    409 Vanosdale
    Knoxville , TN , 37919
    (865)539-7850
    2.3  mi  |  827  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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