Sequoyah High School serves 242 students in grades 9-12.
Sequoyah High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 242 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Graduation Rate: 85-89% (Btm 50% in TN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 11-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education
Sequoyah High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Sequoyah High School's student population of 242 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sequoyah High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sequoyah High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1391 out of 1721 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sequoyah High School's ranking?
Sequoyah High School is ranked #1391 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Sequoyah High School often compared to?
Sequoyah High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Soddy Daisy High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sequoyah High School?
The graduation rate of Sequoyah High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 89%.
How many students attend Sequoyah High School?
242 students attend Sequoyah High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Sequoyah High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sequoyah High School?
Sequoyah High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Sequoyah High School offer ?
Sequoyah High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sequoyah High School part of?
Sequoyah High School is part of Hamilton County School District.
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