Sullivan Central High School (Closed 2021)

131 Shipley Ferry Rd
Blountville, TN 37617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sullivan Central High School served 794 students in grades 9-12.
Sullivan Central 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 top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 6-9% (which was lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 35-39% (which was higher than the Tennessee state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
794 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#917 out of 1721 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
1%
21%
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White
96%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sullivan Central High School's ranking?
Sullivan Central High School is ranked #917 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sullivan Central High School?
The graduation rate of Sullivan Central High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 88%.
How many students attend Sullivan Central High School?
794 students attend Sullivan Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Sullivan Central High School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sullivan Central High School?
Sullivan Central High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Sullivan Central High School offer ?
Sullivan Central High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sullivan Central High School part of?
Sullivan Central High School is part of Sullivan County School District.

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