Sevier County High School

1200 Dolly Parton Parkway,

Sevierville, TN, 37862-3728

Tel: (865)453-5525
Grades: 9-12

1,776 students

Sevier County High School serves 1,776 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Sevier County 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 1776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,776 students
Sevier County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Sevier County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sevier County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Sevier County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Sevier County High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Sevier County High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
1%
24%
Sevier County High School Black (1988-2012)
White
91%
66%
Sevier County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sevier County High School Sch Ethnicity Sevier 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.
0.17 0.50
Sevier County High 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.
46%
48%
Sevier County 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.
9%
7%
Sevier County 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 3,496
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 $28 MM
Sevier County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $128 MM $28 MM
Sevier County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,331 $8,477
Sevier County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,826 $8,379
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 Parkway Academy (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sevierville Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sevierville Primary (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sevierville Sevierville Primary
    1146 Blanton
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)453-2824
    1  mi  |  770  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Sevierville T Lawson Early Childhood Education Center
    Special Education School
    550 East Gate
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)428-5793
    Special Education School
    1.6  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sevierville Sevierville Intermediate
    416 High
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)428-8925
    1.7  mi  |  615  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Sevierville Sevierville Middle School
    520 High
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)453-0311
    1.7  mi  |  637  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sevierville Parkway Academy
    Alternative School
    300 Cedar
    Sevierville , TN , 37862
    (865)429-3908
    Alternative School
    1.8  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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