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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Sweetwater School District serving 1,610 students in Sweetwater, Tennessee.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Sweetwater School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Sweetwater Brown Intermediate School
    135 Starrett St
    Sweetwater, TN 37874
    (423)337-5905

    Grades: 5-6 | 338 students
  • Sweetwater Sweetwater Elementary School
    301 Broad St
    Sweetwater, TN 37874
    (423)337-7062

    Grades: 3-4 | 340 students
  • Sweetwater Sweetwater Junior High School
    1013 Cannon Av
    Sweetwater, TN 37874
    (423)337-7336

    Grades: 7-8 | 342 students
  • Sweetwater Sweetwater Primary School
    500 Highway 322 East
    Sweetwater, TN 37874
    (423)351-7004

    Grades: PK-2 | 590 students

Overview

School District NameSweetwater School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,610 students
# of Teachers93 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students792 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students818 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.35
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students9 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students175 students
% Hispanic Students
11%
# of Black Students93 students
% Black Students
6%
# of White Students1,293 students
% White Students
80%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students36 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:72
# of Students in Kindergarten:164
# of Students in 1st Grade:173
# of Students in 2nd Grade:181
# of Students in 3rd Grade:171
# of Students in 4th Grade:169
# of Students in 5th Grade:157
# of Students in 6th Grade:181
# of Students in 7th Grade:154
# of Students in 8th Grade:188
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Sweetwater School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of % has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sweetwater 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sweetwater 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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $7,427 in this school district is less than the state average of $8,897. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,286 is less than the state average of $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$12 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sweetwater School District and average revenue for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$13 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Sweetwater School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$7,427$8,897
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sweetwater School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,286$8,572
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sweetwater School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Sweetwater School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.35, which is higher than the Tennessee average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Sweetwater Primary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.