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Polk County School District


Polk County School District is located in southeast Tennessee. Polk County School District has 434.68 square miles of land area and 7.66 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Polk County School District population is 16,715. Polk County School District median household income is $39,434 in 2010-2014. Polk County School District median house value is $110,900 in 2010-2014. On average, Polk County School District is much better than the state average in quality.

Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:6
Population16,715 (2010-2014), rank #87
Population Growth6.23% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:37.79/sq mi, rank #129
Median Household Income:$39,434 at 2010-2014—21.00% increase since 2005-2009, rank #61
Median House Price:$110,900 at 2010-2014—19.12% increase since 2005-2009, rank #66
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:434.68 sq mi, rank #45
Water Area:7.66 sq mi (1.73%), rank #40
County:Polk County
City:Copperhill, Turtletown, Ducktown, Farner, Old Fort, Ocoee, Benton, Reliance, Cleveland, Charleston, Delano, Calhoun
Zip:37317, 37391, 37326, 37333, 37362, 37361, 37307, 37369, 37323, 37310, 37325, 37309
Area:Cleveland, TN
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Polk County School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

131 Stephens St
Benton TN, 37307, Polk County
Phone: 423-299-0471

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,6332,6532,7042,7712,7242,7662,713
English Language Learner Students:4365565
Total Teachers:164.60175.70177.90181.20177.22178.00189.00
Total Other Staff:148.00154.00146.50151.20154.20141.80143.50
Instructional Aides:42.0043.0039.0044.0043.0039.0038.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:2.504.
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:0.000.00NA0.000.00NANA
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:10.0011.
School Administrative Support:12.0012.0012.0012.0012.0012.0012.00
Student Support Services:2.501.
Other Support Services:68.0070.0070.5069.2072.7068.8071.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:16.0015.1015.2015.2915.3715.5414.35


Benton Elementary Prekindergarten to Grade 5   215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd, Benton TN 37307
Chilhowee Middle School Grade 6 to Grade 8   215 Schoolhouse Hill Rd, Benton TN 37307
Copper Basin Elementary School Prekindergarten to Grade 6   206 Cougar Dr, Copperhill TN 37317
Copper Basin High School Grade 7 to Grade 12   205 Cougar Dr, Copperhill TN 37317
Polk County High School Grade 9 to Grade 12   7200 Hwy 411 North, Benton TN 37307
South Polk Elementary Prekindergarten to Grade 5   964 Old Federal Rd, Old Fort TN 37362

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2010Math3rd Grade% met std44.1%N/A
2011Math3rd Grade% met std55.9%51%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std53.3%55%
2010Reading/Language3rd Grade% met std36.1%N/A
2011Reading/Language3rd Grade% met std34.9%43%
2012Reading/Language3rd Grade% met std44.9%45.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std11.9%35.7%
2012Math7th Grade% met std28.4%45%
2010Reading/Language7th Grade% met std30.8%N/A
2011Reading/Language7th Grade% met std37.2%44.3%
2012Reading/Language7th Grade% met std33%46.2%
2010MathAll grades% met std19.4%N/A
2011MathAll grades% met std33.4%41%
2012MathAll grades% met std40.6%47.2%
2010Reading/LanguageAll grades% met std39.4%N/A
2011Reading/LanguageAll grades% met std44.1%47.5%
2012Reading/LanguageAll grades% met std42.2%49.9%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std33.6%N/A
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std29.1%47%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std49.3%55.3%
2010English IIEnd of course% met std58.1%N/A
2011English IIEnd of course% met std53.3%58%
2012English IIEnd of course% met std56.4%60.7%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$22,318,000$8,254 $22,328,000$8,058 $22,004,000$8,078 
Total Expenditures:$21,944,000$8,115 $21,119,000$7,621 $21,163,000$7,769 
Total Current Expenditures:$20,682,000$7,649 $20,639,000$7,448 $20,616,000$7,568 
Instructional Expenditures:$12,849,000$4,75262.1%$12,627,000$4,55761.2%$13,096,000$4,80863.5%
Student and Staff Support:$2,203,000$81510.7%$2,394,000$86411.6%$2,273,000$83411.0%
Operations, Food, Other:$3,745,000$1,38518.1%$3,745,000$1,35118.1%$3,460,000$1,27016.8%
Total Capital Outlay:$298,000$110 $381,000$137 $444,000$163 
Construction:$53,000$20 $0$0 $76,000$28 
Total Other:$99,000$37 $99,000$36 $102,000$37 
Interest on Debt:$865,000$320 $0$0 $1,000$0 
Total Salary:$12,507,000$4,625 $12,725,000$4,592 $12,555,000$4,609 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$8,788,000$3,25070.3%$8,893,000$3,20969.9%$8,967,000$3,29271.4%
Other Salary:$3,719,000$1,37529.7%$3,832,000$1,38330.1%$3,588,000$1,31728.6%
Total Benefit:$3,959,000$1,464 $3,947,000$1,424 $3,530,000$1,296 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,919,000$1,08073.7%$2,909,000$1,05073.7%$2,611,000$95974.0%
Other Benefit:$1,040,000$38526.3%$1,038,000$37526.3%$919,000$33726.0%

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