Seymour High School

732 Boyds Creek,

Seymour, TN, 37865-5101

Tel: (865)577-7040
Grades: 9-12

1,254 students

Seymour High School serves 1,254 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Seymour 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 1254 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,254 students
Seymour High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Seymour High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Seymour High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 20:1 15:1
Seymour High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Seymour High School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Seymour High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
1%
24%
Seymour High School Black (1998-2012)
White
96%
66%
Seymour High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Seymour High School Sch Ethnicity Seymour 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.
0.08 0.50
Seymour High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
26%
48%
Seymour 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%
Seymour 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 (1988-2011)
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 Gary Hardin Academy (5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Seymour Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seymour Primary (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Seymour Seymour Middle School
    737 Boyds Creek
    Seymour , TN , 37865
    (865)579-0730
    0  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Seymour Seymour Primary
    717 Boyds Creek
    Seymour , TN , 37865
    (865)577-5970
    0.1  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Seymour Seymour Intermediate
    212 North Pitner
    Seymour , TN , 37865
    (865)609-0030
    0.2  mi  |  621  students  |  Gr.  3-8
  • Knoxville Gap Creek Elementary School
    1920 Kimberlin Hts
    Knoxville , TN , 37920
    (865)577-4860
    3.4  mi  |  104  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Seymour Prospect Elementary School
    1535 Burnett Station Rd
    Seymour , TN , 37865
    (865)980-1565
    4.4  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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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 higher than the Tennessee average of 0.5. 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.