Seymour High School

  • Seymour High School serves 1,155 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Seymour High School operates within the Sevier County School District.
  • Sevier County School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1155 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,155 students
Seymour High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Seymour High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Seymour High School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Seymour High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Seymour High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Seymour High School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Seymour High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
1%
22%
Seymour High School Black Students (1998-2015)
White
96%
65%
Seymour High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Seymour High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.27
Seymour High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Seymour High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Seymour High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Sevier County School District's student population of 14,608 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 66% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,449 is higher than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,216 is higher than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sevier County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
8
Number of Students Managed 14,608 3,513
Sevier County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 74% 84%
Sevier County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $138 MM $31 MM
Sevier County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $135 MM $30 MM
Sevier County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,449 $8,756
Sevier County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,216 $8,531
Sevier County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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