White County High School

267 Allen Dr
Sparta, TN 38583
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
White County High School serves 1,186 students in grades 9-12.
White County High 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

White County High School's student population of 1,186 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,186 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of White County High School
Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

White County High 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 White County High School is 0.12, 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
#1282 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
94%
63%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.120.55
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Graduation Rate
92%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhite County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to White County High School is Van Buren County High School (12.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is White County Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sparta White County Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 900 students
    0.3 miles
    300 Turntable Rd
    Sparta, TN 38583
    (931) 738-9238
    0.3 6-8 900
  • Sparta Findlay Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    1.3 miles
    576 Hale St
    Sparta, TN 38583
    (931) 738-2412
    1.3 PK-5 421
  • Sparta Woodland Park Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 505 students
    2.2 miles
    88 Panther Dr
    Sparta, TN 38583
    (931) 738-3505
    2.2 PK-5 505
  • Doyle Doyle Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 216 students
    6.4 miles
    174 West Gooseneck Rd
    Doyle, TN 38559
    (931) 657-2287
    6.4 PK-5 216
  • Sparta Northfield Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
    6.9 miles
    570 South Bunker Hill Rd
    Sparta, TN 38583
    (931) 761-7979
    6.9 PK-5 304

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