Unaka High School

Unaka High School serves 301 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Unaka High School operates within the Carter County School District.
Carter County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 301 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 301 students
Unaka High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Unaka High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Unaka High School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Unaka High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.05 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 11:1 16:1
Unaka High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.05 0.26
Unaka High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
55%
51%
Unaka 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%
Unaka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Carter County School District's student population of 5,567 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 78% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,772 is higher than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,828 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Carter County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
8
Number of Students Managed 5,567 3,515
Carter County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 83%
Carter County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $30 MM
Carter County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $51 MM $29 MM
Carter County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,772 $8,707
Carter County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,828 $8,563
Carter County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Siam Learning Center (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is T A Dugger Junior High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hunter Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • ElizabethtonHunter Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 515 students
    1.3 miles
    145 Hope St
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-4074
    1.3KG-8515
  • ElizabethtonUnaka Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 297 students
    3.2 miles
    120 Unaka Dr
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)474-4110
    3.2PK-8297
  • ElizabethtonSiam Learning CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 11 students
    4 miles
    2543 Siam Rd
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-4050
    47-1211
  • ElizabethtonKeenburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
    4.3 miles
    139 Keenburg Rd
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-4047
    4.3PK-8325
  • ElizabethtonEast Side Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    4.5 miles
    800 Siam Rd
    ElizabethtonTN 37643
    (423)547-8010
    4.5PK-5419

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