Cosby High School

  • Cosby High School serves 382 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cosby 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cosby High School's student population of 382 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cosby 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 Cosby High School is 0.06, 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#1200 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)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
97%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cosby High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.060.55
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cosby High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cosby High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCocke County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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