Powell High School



Powell High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Powell 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
9 343
10 339
11 352
12 318

Powell High School is a public high school of the Knox County School District located in Powell, TN. It has 1,352 students in grades 9th through 12th. Powell High School is the 62nd largest public high school in Tennessee and the 4,003rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,352
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.3

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Powell High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 677
(50%)
10,759
(48%)
 Male 675
(50%)
11,529
(52%)

Powell High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,156
(86%)
16,619
(75%)
 Black 91
(7%)
3,200
(14%)
 Hispanic 72
(5%)
1,420
(6%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
380
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
568
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
67
(0%)

Powell High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 840
(62%)
13,305
(60%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 512
(38%)
8,983
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Powell High School is ranked 124th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Powell High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.9%) 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.

Powell High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1190
2006 1322
2007 1230
2008 1384
2009 1434
2010 1409
2011 1422
2012 1393
2013 1371
2014 1367
2015 1352

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 19.9
2007 18
2008 20.2
2009 18.1
2010 17.9
2011 18.9
2012 18.6
2013 17.4
2014 16.9
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15966386554622
2006 0.17927382753404
2007 0.22032520325203
2008 0.21242774566474
2009 0.30125523012552
2010 0.3527324343506
2011 0.40365682137834
2012 0.42282842785355
2013 0.42596644784829
2014 0.32553035844916
2015 0.37869822485207

Compare Powell High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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