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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Jefferson County School District is a public school district located in Dandridge, TN. It has 7,375 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 29% of students are at least proficient in math and 31% in reading.
About Jefferson County School District...
Address
1221 Gay St
Dandridge, TN 37725
Telephone
(865) 397-3194
Website

Jefferson County School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
31%
Percent Proficient - Math
29%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1200
7 responses
Average ACT
24
352 responses

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
7,375
Free or Reduced Lunch
39.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,335
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.8%

Finances

Total Expenses
$68,987,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,095/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    6%
Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$42,266
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$790
National
$949
Median Home Value
$166,000
National
$184,700

Jefferson County School District Reviews

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it was a great school! The staff cares another students. Especially John Cagle! I graduated in 2015 and that place was like a second home. There are tons of student activities and groups to get involved in. There is an amazing athletic program! The school is the second largest high school in the state of TN. There are over 2000 students in the school, and there were 609 in my freshman class alone! Overall, great school and great school system
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Jefferson County has numerous programs that are very beneficial to all students. They have provided many opportunities for me. However, the diversity is lacking but this is due to the rural setting of the school. They provide equal opportunities to everyone. Many dual enrollment and AP classes are offered at the high school, which helps prepare students for upcoming college. My overall experience with Jefferson County has been great, and it has taught me many valuable lessons.
What I absolutely love about Jefferson County Schools is that everyone helps each other out. Our teacher, staff, administrators, and directors all strive to make sure that we are given help whenever we need it. One thing that I would like to change about it is that we should strive to have all students be connected no who they are.