Sycamore High School

  • Sycamore High School serves 757 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 52%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sycamore High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Sycamore High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Sycamore High School's student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sycamore High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,587 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sycamore High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
52%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
94%
63%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sycamore High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.120.28
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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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 NameCheatham County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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