Sequoyah Elementary School

942 Southgate Rd
Knoxville, TN 37919
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Sequoyah Elementary School serves 493 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sequoyah Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sequoyah Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Sequoyah Elementary School's student population of 493 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Rankings

Sequoyah Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sequoyah Elementary School is 0.21, 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 Testing Rank
#7 out of 1684 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
89%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.210.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKnox County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sequoyah Elementary School is West High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Knox Adaptive Education Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pond Gap Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Knoxville West High School Magnet School
    Math: 7% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,380 student
    1.0 miles
    3300 Sutherland Ave
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865) 594-4477
    1 9-12 1,380
  • Knoxville Pond Gap Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
    1.5 miles
    4530 Papermill Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865) 909-9040
    1.5 PK-5 339
  • Knoxville Bearden Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
    1.6 miles
    5717 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865) 909-9000
    1.6 PK-5 374
  • Knoxville Knox Adaptive Education Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-12 | 88 students
    1.6 miles
    5719 Kingston Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    (865) 909-9020
    1.6 4-12 88
  • Knoxville Ft Sanders Education Development Center Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 312 students
    2.2 miles
    501 S Twenty-first St
    Knoxville, TN 37916
    (865) 594-5035
    2.2 3-12 312

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