Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School

2725 Island Home Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37920
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Bottom 50%
Serving 78 students in grades 7-12, Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School's student population of 78 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
78 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#1636 out of 1761 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤10%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤10%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
13%
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Black
32%
21%
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White
38%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School's ranking?
Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School is ranked #1636 out of 1,761 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?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School?
The graduation rate of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School is 50%, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 90%.
How many students attend Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School?
78 students attend Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School?
Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School has a student ration of 3:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School offer ?
Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School part of?
Tennessee School For The Deaf Upper School is part of Tennessee Schools For The Deaf School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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