Karns High School



Karns High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Karns 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
9 302
10 322
11 305
12 292

Karns High School is a public high school of the Knox County School District located in Knoxville, TN. It has 1,221 students in grades 9th through 12th. Karns High School is the 81st largest public high school in Tennessee and the 4,664th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,221
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.8

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Karns High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 619
(51%)
11,529
(52%)
 Female 602
(49%)
10,759
(48%)

Karns High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 993
(81%)
16,619
(75%)
 Black 104
(9%)
3,200
(14%)
 Hispanic 81
(7%)
1,420
(6%)
 Two or More 25
(2%)
568
(3%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
380
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
34
(0%)

Karns High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 742
(61%)
13,305
(60%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 479
(39%)
8,983
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Karns High School is ranked 139th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Karns High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.2%) is 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.

Karns High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1805
2006 2152
2007 2013
2008 1472
2009 1317
2010 1291
2011 1307
2012 1291
2013 1198
2014 1198
2015 1221

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 24
2007 21.4
2008 15.4
2009 16.6
2010 16.4
2011 16.7
2012 17.4
2013 15.7
2014 16
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14847645429363
2006 0.15613382899628
2007 0.19622454048684
2008 0.30502717391304
2009 0.33257403189066
2010 0.34624322230829
2011 0.37184391736802
2012 0.39039504260263
2013 0.40150250417362
2014 0.34974958263773
2015 0.39230139230139

Compare Karns High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,221 16.3:1  
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