Covington High School

803 South College
Covington, TN 38019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
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).

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
829 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#853 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
48%
22%
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White
51%
63%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
It has a great facility. I enjoyed my four years at CHS. The teachers take pride in their job, and want the students to learn. They other a number of extracurricular activities. It has everything you would look for in a school. My brother is a current student and he likes the classes and activities offered to him.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in TN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 30%)

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