Sweetwater Junior High School

  • Sweetwater Junior High School serves 342 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Sweetwater Junior High School's student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sweetwater Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sweetwater Junior High School is 0.32, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#71 out of 573 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
10%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
82%
63%
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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 Sweetwater Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.320.55
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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 NameSweetwater School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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