Rhea County High School



Rhea County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rhea County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 385
10 363
11 349
12 282

Rhea County High School is a public high school of the Rhea County School District located in Evensville, TN. It has 1,379 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rhea County High School is the 58th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 3,745th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 87

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Rhea County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 714
(52%)
714
(52%)
 Female 665
(48%)
665
(48%)

Rhea County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,258
(91%)
1,258
(91%)
 Hispanic 77
(6%)
77
(6%)
 Black 31
(2%)
31
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Rhea County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 788
(57%)
788
(57%)
 Not Eligible 474
(34%)
474
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 117
(8%)
117
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rhea County High School is ranked 22nd out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rhea County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.6%) is higher than the state average of 51.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Rhea County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1444
2006 1538
2007 1489
2008 1464
2009 1419
2010 1345
2011 1354
2012 1379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 19.8
2007 19
2008 17.9
2009 17.2
2010 15.6
2011 15.6
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4314404432133
2006 0.39336801040312
2007 0.46675621222297
2008 0.47267759562842
2009 0.54334038054968
2010 0.59405204460967
2011 0.57016248153619
2012 0.6562726613488

Compare Rhea County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 65.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Rhea County High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,379 15.9:1  
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Liberty Christian School
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