Seymour High School

Seymour High School serves 1,194 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Seymour High School operates within the Sevier County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1194 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 1,194 students
Seymour High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Seymour High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Seymour High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Seymour High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Seymour High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Seymour High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
1%
23%
Seymour High School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
96%
65%
Seymour High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Seymour High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.26
Seymour High School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
29%
51%
Seymour High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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 (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,055 is higher than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,862 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Sevier County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
8
Number of Students Managed 14,571 3,515
Sevier County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 83%
Sevier County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $130 MM $30 MM
Sevier County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $127 MM $29 MM
Sevier County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,055 $8,707
Sevier County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,862 $8,563
Sevier County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • SeymourSeymour Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 656 students737 Boyds Creek Rd
    SeymourTN 37865
    (865)579-0730
    06-8656
  • SeymourSeymour Primary
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 499 students717 Boyds Creek Rd
    SeymourTN 37865
    (865)577-5970
    0.1KG-2499
  • SeymourSeymour Intermediate
    0.2 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 588 students212 North Pitner Rd
    SeymourTN 37865
    (865)609-0030
    0.23-5588
  • KnoxvilleGap Creek Elementary School
    3.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 107 students1920 Kimberlin Hts Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37920
    (865)577-4860
    3.4KG-5107
  • SeymourProspect Elementary School
    4.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 409 students1535 Burnett Station Rd
    SeymourTN 37865
    (865)980-1570
    4.4KG-5409

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