De Kalb County High School

  • De Kalb County High School serves 870 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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De Kalb County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • De Kalb County High School's student population of 870 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students870 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • De Kalb County High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of De Kalb County High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#504 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of De Kalb County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in De Kalb County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
87%
63%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in De Kalb County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.230.28
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in De Kalb County 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in De Kalb County 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 NameDeKalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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