Orchard Knob Middle School

  • Orchard Knob Middle School serves 488 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Orchard Knob Middle School operates within the Hamilton County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 488 students has grown by 35% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 488 students
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Orchard Knob Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Orchard Knob Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Orchard Knob Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 14:1 16:1
Orchard Knob Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Orchard Knob Middle School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
9%
8%
Orchard Knob Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
88%
22%
Orchard Knob Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
3%
65%
Orchard Knob Middle School White Students (1998-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Orchard Knob Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.22 0.27
Orchard Knob Middle School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Orchard Knob Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Orchard Knob Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Hamilton County School District's student population of 43,797 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,111 is higher than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,841 is higher than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
8
Number of Students Managed 43,797 3,513
Hamilton County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $398 MM $31 MM
Hamilton County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $386 MM $30 MM
Hamilton County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,111 $8,756
Hamilton County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,841 $8,531
Hamilton County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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