Cocke County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,535 students in Cocke 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 Cocke County School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (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 Cocke County School District are Grassy Fork Elementary School, Cosby Elementary School and Smoky Mountain Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cocke County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Cocke 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
Cocke County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 09
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,773 Schools
# Students
4,535 Students
998,594 Students
# Teachers
315 Teachers
63,297 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Cocke 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 92% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#103 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cocke County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cocke 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 Cocke 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
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cocke 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
0.16
0.55
# American Indian Students
9 Students
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
12 Students
19,790 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
161 Students
103,001 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
10%
# Black Students
117 Students
218,072 Students
% Black Students
3%
22%
# White Students
4,157 Students
627,730 Students
% White Students
92%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
75 Students
27,257 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
95
28,301
# Students in K Grade:
316
75,188
# Students in 1st Grade:
292
74,335
# Students in 2nd Grade:
302
73,824
# Students in 3rd Grade:
283
74,700
# Students in 4th Grade:
339
77,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
353
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
351
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
300
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
357
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
403
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
419
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
369
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
356
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,758 in this school district is less 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 $9,791 is less 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
$44 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cocke 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
$44 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Cocke 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
$9,758
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cocke 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
$9,791
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cocke 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 Cocke County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grassy Fork Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4120 Big Creek Rd
Hartford, TN 37753
(423) 487-5835
Grades: PK-8
| 110 students
Rank: #22.
Cosby Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
3320 Cosby Hwy
Cosby, TN 37722
(423) 487-3850
Grades: PK-8
| 472 students
Rank: #33.
Smoky Mountain Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
135 South 32 Hwy
Cosby, TN 37722
(423) 487-2255
Grades: PK-8
| 164 students
Rank: #44.
Bridgeport Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1935 Edwina Bridgeport Rd
Newport, TN 37821
(423) 623-5780
Grades: K-8
| 330 students
Rank: #55.
Centerview Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
2400 Hwy 160
Newport, TN 37821
(423) 623-4947
Grades: PK-8
| 294 students
Rank: #66.
Del Rio Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 South Highway 107
Del Rio, TN 37727
(423) 487-5570
Grades: K-8
| 140 students
Rank: #77.
Parrottsville Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1901 Highway 321
Parrottsville, TN 37843
(423) 623-1612
Grades: PK-8
| 471 students
Rank: #88.
Cocke County High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
216 Hedrick Dr
Newport, TN 37821
(423) 623-8718
Grades: 9-12
| 1,165 students
Rank: #99.
Cosby High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3318 Cosby Hwy
Cosby, TN 37722
(423) 487-5602
Grades: 9-12
| 382 students
Rank: #1010.
Edgemont Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
375 Carson Springs Rd
Newport, TN 37821
(423) 623-2288
Grades: PK-8
| 551 students
Rank: #1111.
Northwest Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
344 Woodson Rd
Newport, TN 37821
(423) 623-4697
Grades: PK-8
| 456 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 4,535 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.16

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