Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy

3001 Knox Center Dr
Knoxville, TN 37924
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy serves 89 students in grades 11-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 52%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy's student population of 89 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students89 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy is 0.52, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
<50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
<50%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
20%
22%
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White
66%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.55
This chart display the diversity score of Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKnox County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy is Richard Yoakley School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Hill Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Knoxville Spring Hill Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    0.8 miles
    4711 Mildred Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37914
    (865) 594-1365
    0.8 PK-5 470
  • Knoxville Richard Yoakley School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 67 students
    1.0 miles
    4415 Washington Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37917
    (865) 594-3790
    1 6-12 67
  • Knoxville Holston Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 898 students
    1.5 miles
    600 Chilhowee Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37924
    (865) 594-1300
    1.5 6-8 898
  • Knoxville Chilhowee Intermediate Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 230 students
    2.1 miles
    5005 Asheville Hwy
    Knoxville, TN 37914
    (865) 594-1285
    2.1 3-5 230
  • Knoxville Shannondale Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 398 students
    2.1 miles
    5316 Shannondale Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37918
    (865) 689-1465
    2.1 PK-5 398

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