Copper Basin High School

205 Cougar Dr
Copperhill, TN 37317
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Copper Basin High School serves 338 students in grades 7-12.
Copper Basin High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Copper Basin High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Copper Basin High School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Copper Basin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Copper Basin High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1316 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
98%
63%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.040.55
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Copper Basin High School is Hiwassee Dam High School (10.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hiwassee Dam Elementary Middle School (10.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Copper Basin Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Copperhill Copper Basin Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 338 students
    0.0 miles
    206 Cougar Dr
    Copperhill, TN 37317
    (423) 496-3271
    0 PK-6 338
  • Blue Ridge West Fannin Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
    6.9 miles
    5060 Blue Ridge Dr
    Blue Ridge, GA 30513
    (706) 492-3644
    6.9 K-5 484
  • Murphy Hiwassee Dam Elementary Middle School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 166 students
    10.7 miles
    337 Blue Eagle Circle
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828) 644-5115
    10.7 PK-8 166
  • Murphy Hiwassee Dam High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 190 students
    10.7 miles
    267 Blue Eagle Circle
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828) 644-5115
    10.7 9-12 190
  • Blue Ridge Blue Ridge Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
    11.2 miles
    224 E Highland St
    Blue Ridge, GA 30513
    (706) 632-5772
    11.2 PK-5 458

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