Pigeon Forge High School

Tel: (865)774-5790
Grades: 7-12

712 students

Pigeon Forge High School serves 712 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Pigeon Forge High School operates within the Sevier County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 712 students
Pigeon Forge High School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Pigeon Forge High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Pigeon Forge 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 0.24 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
Pigeon Forge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Pigeon Forge High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Pigeon Forge High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
n/a
24%
Pigeon Forge High School Black (2006-2012)
White
87%
66%
Pigeon Forge High School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pigeon Forge High School Sch Ethnicity Pigeon Forge 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.
0.24 0.69
Pigeon Forge High School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
47%
48%
Pigeon Forge 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.
12%
7%
Pigeon Forge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,523 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Sevier County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
7
Number of Students Managed 14,523 3,721
Sevier County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 80%
Sevier County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $120 MM n/a
Sevier County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $128 MM n/a
Sevier County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,331 $0
Sevier County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,826 $0
Sevier 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 Whites Adult High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sevierville Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pigeon Forge Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pigeon Forge Pigeon Forge Middle School
    300 Wears Valley
    Pigeon Forge , TN , 37863
    (865)453-2401
    0.2  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  3-8
  • Sevierville Pigeon Forge Primary
    1766 Waldens Creek
    Sevierville , TN , 37876
    (865)428-3016
    2.5  mi  |  646  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Sevierville Whites Adult High School
    226 Cedar
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)429-5243
    4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sevierville Sevierville Primary
    1146 Blanton
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)453-2824
    4.5  mi  |  770  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Sevierville Sevierville Middle School
    520 High
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)453-0311
    4.6  mi  |  637  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Sevier 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 0.56, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Sevier County is Dequeen School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.