Karns High School

  • Karns High School serves 1,198 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Karns High School operates within the Knox County School District.
  • Knox County School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1198 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,198 students
Karns High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Karns High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Karns High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Karns High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Karns High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Karns High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Karns High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
8%
22%
Karns High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
83%
65%
Karns High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Karns High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Karns High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Karns High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.27
Karns High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Karns High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Karns High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Knox County School District's student population of 59,617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,034 is higher than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,515 is higher than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
8
Number of Students Managed 59,617 3,513
Knox County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 84%
Knox County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $535 MM $32 MM
Knox County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $564 MM $33 MM
Knox County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,034 $9,003
Knox County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,515 $9,420
Knox County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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