Knoxville Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Knox County School District Details

Knox County School District
912 South Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902

61,545 Students enrolled in District

91 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 16)

Knox County School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Tennessee

(10 is best)

Better than of TN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
37%
40%
35%
38%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
A L Lotts Elementary School
9320 Westland Dr
Knoxville, TN, 37922
PK-05
Adrian Burnett Elementary School
4521 Brown Gap Rd
Knoxville, TN, 37918
PK-05
Amherst Elementary School
5101 Schaad Rd
Knoxville, TN, 37931
PK-05
Austin East High/magnet School
2800 M L King Jr Ave
Knoxville, TN, 37914
09-12
Ball Camp Elementary School
9801 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN, 37931
PK-05
Bearden Elementary School
5717 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN, 37919
PK-05
Bearden High School
8352 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN, 37919
09-12
Bearden Middle School
1000 Francis Rd
Knoxville, TN, 37909
06-08
Beaumont Elementary/magnet School
1211 Beaumont Ave
Knoxville, TN, 37921
KG-05
Belle Morris Elementary School
2308 Washington Pike
Knoxville, TN, 37917
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.1% 63.1%
Black 13.8% 22.3%
Hispanic 11.3% 12.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.5% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.0% 24.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.8% 20.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 4.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,276 $320,818,000 57.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $412 $25,034,000 4.5%
Staff $606 $36,873,000 6.6%
General Administration $204 $12,398,000 2.2%
School Administration $585 $35,540,000 6.4%
Operation $715 $43,452,000 7.8%
Transportation $327 $19,876,000 3.6%
Other $318 $19,314,000 3.5%
Total Support $3,166 $192,487,000 34.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $749 $45,550,000 8.2%
Total Expenditures $9,191 $558,855,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,729 $5,813,796,000 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $476 $482,519,000 4.5%
Staff $559 $567,054,000 5.2%
General Administration $202 $204,655,000 1.9%
School Administration $578 $586,756,000 5.4%
Operation $763 $774,274,000 7.1%
Transportation $357 $362,367,000 3.3%
Other $254 $258,016,000 2.4%
Total Support $3,189 $3,235,641,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,756 $1,782,077,000 16.5%
Total Expenditures $10,674 $10,831,514,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%