Unaka Elementary School

  • Unaka Elementary School serves 272 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Unaka Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Unaka Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Unaka Elementary School's student population of 272 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Unaka Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Unaka Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1112 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
97%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.060.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarter County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elizabethton Unaka High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 315 students
    3.2 miles
    119 Robinson Ln
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    (423) 474-4100
    3.2 9-12 315
  • Elizabethton Hunter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 524 students
    4.4 miles
    145 Hope St
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    (423) 547-4074
    4.4 PK-8 524
  • Elizabethton Siam Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 9 students
    6.5 miles
    2543 Siam Rd
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    (423) 547-4050
    6.5 8-12 9
  • Elizabethton Keenburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 317 students
    7.4 miles
    139 Keenburg Rd
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    (423) 547-4047
    7.4 PK-8 317
  • Butler Little Milligan
    Grades: PK-8 | 151 students
    7.5 miles
    4226 Hwy 321
    Butler, TN 37640
    (423) 768-4400
    7.5 PK-8 151

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