Covington High School
Covington High School serves 829 students in grades 9-12.
Covington 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).
Covington High School's student population of 829 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Covington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Covington High School is 0.51, 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 Data
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#853 out of 1705 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education
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