Carter County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 5,290 students in Carter County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Carter County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Carter County School District are Cloudland Elementary School, Valley Forge Elementary School and Happy Valley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Carter County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Carter County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Carter County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 09
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,773 Schools
# Students
5,290 Students
998,594 Students
# Teachers
404 Teachers
63,297 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Carter County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#93 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carter County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carter County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carter County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carter County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
0.55
# American Indian Students
16 Students
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
19,790 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
131 Students
103,001 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
10%
# Black Students
34 Students
218,072 Students
% Black Students
1%
22%
# White Students
5,045 Students
627,730 Students
% White Students
95%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
55 Students
27,257 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
242
28,301
# Students in K Grade:
363
75,188
# Students in 1st Grade:
361
74,335
# Students in 2nd Grade:
405
73,824
# Students in 3rd Grade:
394
74,700
# Students in 4th Grade:
402
77,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
394
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
418
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
403
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
441
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
368
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
368
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
358
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
373
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,502 is higher than the state median of $10,253. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,158 is higher than the state median of $10,022. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$56 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carter County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$54 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Carter County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,502
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carter County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,158
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carter County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Carter County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cloudland Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8540 Highway 19 East
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
(423) 772-5310
Grades: PK-6
| 335 students
Rank: #22.
Valley Forge Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1485 Riverview Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 547-4085
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #33.
Happy Valley Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1840 Milligan Hwy
Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 547-4028
Grades: PK-4
| 564 students
Rank: #44.
Unaka High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
119 Robinson Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 474-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 315 students
Rank: #55.
Cloudland High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
476 Cloudland Dr
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
(423) 772-5300
Grades: 7-12
| 301 students
Rank: #66.
Happy Valley Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
163 Warpath Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 547-4070
Grades: 5-8
| 425 students
Rank: #77.
Hampton Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
408 Hwy 321
Hampton, TN 37658
(423) 725-5220
Grades: PK-8
| 618 students
Rank: #88.
Happy Valley High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
121 Warpath Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 547-4094
Grades: 9-12
| 533 students
Rank: #99.
Hunter Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
145 Hope St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 547-4074
Grades: PK-8
| 524 students
Rank: #1010.
Keenburg Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
139 Keenburg Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 547-4047
Grades: PK-8
| 317 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Central Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
252 Taylor Rd
Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 547-4045
Grades: PK-8
| 264 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Hampton High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
766 1st St
Hampton, TN 37658
(423) 725-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 401 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Little Milligan
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4226 Hwy 321
Butler, TN 37640
(423) 768-4400
Grades: PK-8
| 151 students
Rank: #1414.
Unaka Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Unaka Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 474-4110
Grades: PK-8
| 272 students
Siam Learning Center
Alternative School
2543 Siam Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 547-4050
Grades: 8-12
| 9 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 5,290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.09

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