Chilhowee Middle School

215 Schoolhouse Hill,

Benton, TN, 37307-0188

Tel: (423)338-3102
Grades: 6-12

426 students

Chilhowee Middle School serves 426 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Chilhowee Middle School operates within the Polk County School District.

Overview

The student population of 426 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 426 students
Chilhowee Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Chilhowee Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Chilhowee Middle 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 0.04 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 17:1 15:1
Chilhowee Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Chilhowee Middle School Asian (1989-1990)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Chilhowee Middle School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
n/a
24%
Chilhowee Middle School Black (2007-2008)
White
98%
66%
Chilhowee Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chilhowee Middle School Sch Ethnicity Chilhowee Middle 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.
0.04 0.25
Chilhowee Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
53%
48%
Chilhowee Middle 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.
11%
7%
Chilhowee Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,105 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Polk County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 3,105 3,353
Polk County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $28 MM
Polk County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $28 MM
Polk County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,725 $8,477
Polk County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,415 $8,379
Polk 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 Polk County High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Charleston Elementary School (9.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benton Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Benton Benton Elementary School
    215 Schoolhouse Hill
    Benton , TN , 37307
    (423)338-4510
    0.1  mi  |  527  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Benton Polk County High School
    7200 Hwy 411 North
    Benton , TN , 37307
    (423)338-4515
    2.2  mi  |  607  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Old Fort South Polk Elementary School
    964 Old Federal
    Old Fort , TN , 37362
    (423)338-4512
    7.8  mi  |  363  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Cleveland Taylor Elementary School
    5265 South East Bates
    Cleveland , TN , 37323
    (423)478-8817
    8.5  mi  |  271  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Charleston Charleston Elementary School
    8797 Hiwassee St
    Charleston , TN , 37310
    (423)336-2232
    9.4  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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