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Dobyns-Bennett High School
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  • Public
  • KINGSPORT, TN

Report Card

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

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Dobyns-Bennett High School is a highly rated, public school located in KINGSPORT, TN. It has 2,316 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1300
64 responses
Average ACT
28
497 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

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Median Household Income
$46,684
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$668
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$141,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 100 responses
  • Football games
    30%
  • Band competitions
    15%
  • Anything with the band
    11%
  • Pep rally
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Theatre/Forensics class & tournaments
    7%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,316
Free or Reduced Lunch
41%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 34 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 34 responses
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 34 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,141
Teachers in First/Second Year
2%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 47 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 47 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 47 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,449 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 48 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 48 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 48 responses

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