Morristown East High School

  • Morristown East High School serves 1,520 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 39% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Morristown East 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Morristown East High School's student population of 1,520 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morristown East 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morristown East High School is 0.45, 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 School Rank#1108 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
21%
10%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
71%
63%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.55
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamblen County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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