Volunteer High School

  • Volunteer High School serves 1,152 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Volunteer High School operates within the Hawkins County School District.
  • Hawkins County School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1152 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,152 students
Volunteer High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Volunteer High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Volunteer High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Volunteer High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 17:1 16:1
Volunteer High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Volunteer High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
2%
22%
Volunteer High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
96%
65%
Volunteer High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
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Volunteer High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Volunteer 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.
0.08 0.27
Volunteer 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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Volunteer 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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Volunteer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Hawkins County School District's student population of 7,162 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,989 in this district is less than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,611 is higher than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Hawkins County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
8
Number of Students Managed 7,162 3,513
Hawkins County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 84%
Hawkins County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $32 MM
Hawkins County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $70 MM $33 MM
Hawkins County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,989 $9,003
Hawkins County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,611 $9,420
Hawkins 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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