Chilhowee Middle School

215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd

Benton, TN 37307

Tel: (423)338-3102
  • Chilhowee Middle School serves 382 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Chilhowee Middle School operates within the Polk County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 382 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students382 students
Chilhowee Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Chilhowee Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Chilhowee Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeChilhowee Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Chilhowee Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Chilhowee Middle School Asian Students (1989-1990)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Chilhowee Middle School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
n/a
22%
Chilhowee Middle School Black Students (2007-2008)
White
97%
65%
Chilhowee Middle School White Students (1989-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsChilhowee Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTN 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.
0.060.53
Chilhowee Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
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Chilhowee Middle 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.
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Chilhowee Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Polk County School District's student population of 2,561 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,294 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,977 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePolk County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed2,5613,513
Polk County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$22 MM$30 MM
Polk County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$21 MM$29 MM
Polk County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,294$8,707
Polk County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,977$8,563
Polk County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    0.1 miles
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    Grades: 9-12 | 577 students
    2.2 miles
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    BentonTN 37307
    (423)338-4514
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  • Old FortSouth Polk Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
    7.8 miles
    P. O. Box 100
    Old FortTN 37362
    (423)338-4512
    7.8PK-5391
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    Grades: PK-5 | 233 students
    8.5 miles
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    ClevelandTN 37323
    (423)478-8817
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    9.4 miles
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