Perry County High School

1056 Squirrel Hollow

Linden, TN 37096

Tel: (931)589-2831
Grades: 9-12

365 students

Perry County High School serves 365 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Perry County High School operates within the Perry County School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 365 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 365 students
Perry County High School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Students by Grade Perry County High 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 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
2%
24%
White
95%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Perry County High School Sch Ethnicity Perry County 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.
0.10 0.25
Perry County High School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
47%
48%
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,204 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Perry County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
8
Number of Students Managed 1,204 3,353
Perry County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 94% 80%
Perry County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $28 MM
Perry County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $28 MM
Perry County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,272 $8,477
Perry County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,334 $8,379
Perry 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 Linden Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Linden Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linden Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LindenLinden Middle School
    130 College
    LindenTN 37096
    (931)589-5000
    0.1 mi | 248 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • LindenLinden Elementary School
    331 Brooklyn Ave
    LindenTN 37096
    (931)589-2531
    0.3 mi | 357 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LobelvilleLobelville Elementary School
    196 East Fourth
    LobelvilleTN 37097
    (931)593-2354
    11.9 mi | 234 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HohenwaldLewis Co High School
    818 West Main
    HohenwaldTN 38462
    (931)796-4085
    15.4 mi | 613 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ParsonsDecatur County Middle School
    2740 Hwy 641 South
    ParsonsTN 38363
    (731)847-6510
    15.8 mi | 470 students | Gr. 5-12                      

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Did You Know?
Tennessee 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 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Murfreesboro School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.