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Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 1%

Knoxville school information

IndexKnoxvilleTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores51%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools751,39079,221
Total private schools3743024,874
Total post-secondary schools121897,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Knoxville are 3% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 75 public schools in Knoxville
  • 84.1% of people in Knoxville have completed 8th grade
  • 83.0% of people in Knoxville have completed high school
  • 30.5% of people in Knoxville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Knoxville

      IndexKnoxvilleTennesseeNational
      Completed 8th grade84.1%82.0%84.3%
      Completed high school83.0%79.9%83.0%
      Completed some college59.9%53.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.4%32.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors30.5%25.4%30.3%
      Completed masters11.6%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.3%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%

      Knoxville, TN School Districts

      • Knox County School District

      There are a total of 75 public schools, 37 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools in Knoxville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Knoxville, TN schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Knoxville, TN, an average of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.0% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Farragut, TN21,69081%65%
      Alcoa, TN9,05861%23%
      Seymour, TN11,16459%20%
      Louisville, TN4,11457%16%
      Rockford, TN78857%16%
      Knoxville, TN183,92751%3%

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      Overland Park, KS183,77558%19%
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      Brownsville, TX182,11077%56%
      Newport News, VA181,60668%39%
      Knoxville, TN183,92751%3%
      Source: The Knoxville, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.