Volunteer High School

  • Volunteer High School serves 1,161 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Volunteer High School's student population of 1,161 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Volunteer High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Volunteer High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#384 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Volunteer High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Volunteer High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
96%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Volunteer High School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Volunteer High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.080.28
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Volunteer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawkins County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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