Unaka High School

  • Unaka High School serves 317 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Unaka High School operates within the Carter County School District.
  • Carter County School District's 84% graduation rate is equal to the TN state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 317 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 317 students
Unaka High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Unaka High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Unaka High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Unaka High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Unaka High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Unaka High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
1%
22%
Unaka High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
97%
65%
Unaka High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
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Unaka High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Unaka High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.27
Unaka High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Unaka High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Unaka High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Carter County School District's student population of 5,503 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,388 is higher than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,059 is less than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Carter County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
8
Number of Students Managed 5,503 3,513
Carter County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 84%
Carter County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $32 MM
Carter County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $50 MM $33 MM
Carter County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,388 $9,003
Carter County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,059 $9,420
Carter County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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