Carter High School



Carter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carter 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
9 233
10 218
11 234
12 219

Carter High School is a public high school of the Knox County School District located in Strawberry Plains, TN. It has 904 students in grades 9th through 12th. Carter High School is the 139th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 6,599th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 904
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,599th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 139th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 114th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 109th out of 423

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Carter High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 453
(50%)
10,759
(48%)
 Male 451
(50%)
11,529
(52%)

Carter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 788
(87%)
16,619
(75%)
 Black 76
(8%)
3,200
(14%)
 Hispanic 21
(2%)
1,420
(6%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
568
(3%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
380
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Carter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 497
(55%)
8,983
(40%)
 Not Eligible 407
(45%)
13,305
(60%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Carter High School is ranked 130th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Carter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 963
2006 1092
2007 1021
2008 1015
2009 957
2010 933
2011 913
2012 908
2013 918
2014 897
2015 904

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 14.4
2007 14.4
2008 14.7
2009 15.1
2010 14.9
2011 13.9
2012 13.6
2013 14.5
2014 13.4
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35098650051921
2006 0.32509157509158
2007 0.39373163565132
2008 0.40689655172414
2009 0.46081504702194
2010 0.42443729903537
2011 0.50164293537788
2012 0.5
2013 0.55228758169935
2014 0.34336677814939
2015 0.54977876106195

Compare Carter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 55.0%
 

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Carter High School
Strawberry Plains, TN
Public 09 - 12 904 14.4:1  
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Freedom Christian Academy
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Northview Junior Academy
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Public 07 - 09 563 37.5:1 9 miles
Northview Senior Academy
Kodak, TN
Public 10 - 12 382 8.7:1 9 miles
Berean Christian School
Knoxville, TN
Private KG - 12 361 10:1 10 miles
Austin East High/Magnet
Knoxville, TN
Public 09 - 12 600 10.3:1 10 miles
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Public 06 - 12 88 3.7:1 10 miles
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