Amherst Elementary School Knoxville, TN 37931


Amherst Elementary School - School Profile

School Directory Information (2019-2020 school year)

Physical Address:

Mailing Address:

Phone: (865) 560-7001

Grade Span: (grades PK - 5)

PK KG 1 2 3 4 5                     
District Name: Knox County

Type: Regular
Status: Operational

Charter: No

Supervisory Union #: N/A

School Details (2018-2019 school year)
County: Knox
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Locale: Large Suburb (over 250,000)

Magnet: No

Total Students: 768
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 48
Student/Teacher Ratio: 16.0

Enrollment Characteristics (2018-2019 school year)

Enrollment by Grade:

PK KG 1 2 3 4 5
30 107 131 125 125 141 109

Enrollment by Gender:

Male 384
Female 384

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity:

American Indian or Alaska Native 1
Asian 10
Black or African American 59
Hispanic/Latino 135
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0
Not Specified 0
Two or more races 37
White 526
Direct Certification1: 203
Free lunch qualified1:
Reduced-price lunch qualified1:
Note: Details may not add to totals.

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