Science Hill High School

  • Science Hill High School serves 2,227 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 17%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Science Hill High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%.

Top Placements

Science Hill High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Science Hill High School's student population of 2,227 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Science Hill High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 573 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Science Hill High School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#249 out of 573 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
17%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
78%
65%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Science Hill High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.380.28
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Graduation Rate
91%
88%
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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 NameJohnson City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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