Macon County High School

  • Macon County High School serves 911 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Macon County 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Macon County High School's student population of 911 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students911 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Macon County High School
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Macon County High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Macon County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Macon County High School is 0.15, 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)
Overall Testing Rank#1032 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Macon County High School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Macon 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Macon County High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Macon County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
22%
White
92%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Macon County High School 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
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macon County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.150.55
This chart display the diversity score of Macon County High School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Macon County High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Macon 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 Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macon 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 NameMacon County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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