Richard Yoakley School

  • Richard Yoakley School serves 56 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Richard Yoakley School's student population of 56 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students56 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richard Yoakley School's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richard Yoakley School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
29%
22%
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White
56%
63%
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Two or more races
10%
2%
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Diversity Score0.60n/a
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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 NameKnox County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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