Covington High School

Covington High School serves 801 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Covington High School operates within the Tipton County School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 801 students
Covington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Covington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Covington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 16:1 15:1
Covington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Covington High School Hispanic (2006-2007)
Black
51%
24%
Covington High School Black (1988-2012)
White
47%
66%
Covington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Covington High School Sch Ethnicity Covington 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.
0.52 0.69
Covington 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.
63%
48%
Covington 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.
6%
7%
Covington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,988 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Tipton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
8
Number of Students Managed 11,988 3,353
Tipton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 80%
Tipton County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $87 MM $28 MM
District Spending $89 MM $28 MM
Tipton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,237 $8,477
Tipton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,407 $8,379
Tipton 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 Tipton County Alternative Learning Center (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tipton County Alternative Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Covington Integrated Arts Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Covington Covington Integrated Arts Academy
    Magnet School
    760 Bert Johnston
    Covington , TN , 38019
    (901)476-1444
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Covington Tipton County Alternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    800 Bert Johnston
    Covington , TN , 38019
    (901)475-3502
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  78  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Covington Crestview Middle School
    201 Mark A. Walker
    Covington , TN , 38019
    (901)475-5900
    1  mi  |  825  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Covington Crestview Elementary School
    151 Mark A. Walker
    Covington , TN , 38019
    (901)475-5925
    1.1  mi  |  849  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Covington Austin Peay Elementary School
    474 Academic
    Covington , TN , 38019
    (901)475-5121
    6.9  mi  |  670  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 12, 2012 - It has a great facility. I enjoyed my four years at CHS. The teachers take pride in their job, and want the students to learn. They other a number of extracurricular activities. It has everything you would look for in a school. My brother is a current student and he likes the classes and activities offered to him. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Tipton 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 0.11, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Tipton County is Tipton Community School Corp School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.