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Knox County
  • KNOXVILLE, TN

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Knox County is an above average, public school district located in KNOXVILLE, TN. It has 60,609 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 29% of students are at least proficient in math and 33% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
33%
Percent Proficient - Math
29%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1270
390 responses
Average ACT
26
4,029 responses

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
60,609
Free or Reduced Lunch
28%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,200
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.6%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$9,496 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$48,309
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,043
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$184,200
National
$281,900

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