Rhea County High School

885 Eagle Ln
Evensville, TN 37332
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,535 students in grades 9-12, Rhea County High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,535 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 24% (Top 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rhea County High School's student population of 1,535 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,535 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Rhea County High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rhea County High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#630 out of 1721 schools
(Top 50%)
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24%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rhea 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 2020-21 school year data.
35%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhea 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
13%
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Black
2%
21%
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White
83%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
0.30
This chart display the diversity score of Rhea County High School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Rhea County High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhea County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhea County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rhea County High School's ranking?
Rhea County High School is ranked #630 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Rhea County High School often compared to?
Rhea County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Meigs County High School, Cherokee High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Rhea County High School?
The graduation rate of Rhea County High School is 83%, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 88%.
How many students attend Rhea County High School?
1,535 students attend Rhea County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Rhea County High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rhea County High School?
Rhea County High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Rhea County High School offer ?
Rhea County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Rhea County High School part of?
Rhea County High School is part of Rhea County Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,535 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 24% (Top 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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