PROFICIENCY 63% 20% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%Hawkins County
51%Surgoinsville
52%Tennessee

Volunteer High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Hawkins County" in Surgoinsville, TN. There are a total of 1,152 students and 69 teachers at Volunteer High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Volunteer High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.0%, which is 20% higher than the Tennessee average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1152
Teachers69
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment56
Taking some courses41
Taking some courses (not tests)16
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses23

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Volunteer High School, there are a total of 56 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 41 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All68%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School65-69%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All58%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Volunteer High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTennesseeNational
Caucasian 95.9% 95.2% 66.6% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.3% 21.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.3% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.7% 2.3% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.6% 1.5% 3.1%

Surgoinsville demographics profile

StatisticSurgoinsvilleTennesseeNational
Population6,7236,548,009318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)71916791
Median age42.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Education level achieved in Surgoinsville

IndexSurgoinsvilleTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade82.7%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.9%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.4%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Volunteer High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.