East Knox Elementary School

East Knox Elementary School serves 544 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
East Knox Elementary School operates within the Knox County School District.

Overview

The student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 544 students
East Knox Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
East Knox Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Knox Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 13:1 15:1
East Knox Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
East Knox Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
3%
24%
East Knox Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
93%
66%
East Knox Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Knox Elementary School Sch Ethnicity East Knox 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.
0.13 0.69
East Knox 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.
61%
48%
East Knox 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.
11%
7%
East Knox 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 Carter High School (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Carter Middle School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Corryton Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Corryton Corryton Elementary School
    7200 Corryton
    Corryton , TN , 37721
    (865)687-4573
    3.9  mi  |  207  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Strawberry Plains Rush Strong Elementary School
    3081 West Old Andrew Johnson
    Strawberry Plains , TN , 37871
    (865)933-5313
    4.7  mi  |  633  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Knoxville Sunnyview Primary
    412 Bagwell
    Knoxville , TN , 37924
    (865)594-1173
    4.8  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Strawberry Plains Carter High School
    210 North Carter School
    Strawberry Plains , TN , 37871
    (865)933-3434
    4.8  mi  |  913  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Strawberry Plains Carter Middle School
    204 North Carter School
    Strawberry Plains , TN , 37871
    (865)933-3426
    4.8  mi  |  792  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Knox County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.31, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Knox County is Abingdon Cusd 217 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.