Dobyns - Bennett High School



Dobyns - Bennett High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dobyns - Bennett 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
9 565
10 549
11 557
12 466

Dobyns - Bennett High School is a public high school of the Kingsport School District located in Kingsport, TN. It has 2,137 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dobyns - Bennett High School is the 8th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 1,228th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,137
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 138.1

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Dobyns - Bennett High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,078
(50%)
1,078
(50%)
 Male 1,059
(50%)
1,059
(50%)

Dobyns - Bennett High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,819
(85%)
1,819
(85%)
 Black 148
(7%)
148
(7%)
 Hispanic 76
(4%)
76
(4%)
 Two or More 47
(2%)
47
(2%)
 Asian 42
(2%)
42
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dobyns - Bennett High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,168
(55%)
1,168
(55%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 969
(45%)
969
(45%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dobyns - Bennett High School is ranked 21st out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dobyns - Bennett High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Dobyns - Bennett High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1881
2006 1939
2007 1920
2008 1974
2009 1903
2010 1874
2011 1904
2012 1849
2013 1980
2014 2090
2015 2137

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.7
2007 15.5
2008 16.2
2009 15.2
2010 15.1
2011 15.4
2012 14.4
2013 15.7
2014 15.7
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28814460393408
2006 0.30582774626096
2007 0.34739583333333
2008 0.31357649442756
2009 0.34471886495008
2010 0.38580576307364
2011 0.41806722689076
2012 0.38669551108707
2013 0.43030303030303
2014 0.42822966507177
2015 0.45343940102948

Compare Dobyns - Bennett High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,137 15.5:1  
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