Dobyns - Bennett High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,210
College Readiness Index
30.7
Algebra Proficiency
2.8
English Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,904 Students
  • 124 Teachers

Dobyns - Bennett High
1800 LEGION
KINGSPORT, TN 37664

Phone: (423) 378-8400

District: Kingsport

Overview

Dobyns - Bennett High is ranked 10th within Tennessee. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Dobyns - Bennett High is 34 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 13 percent. Dobyns - Bennett High is the only high school in the Kingsport.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1210
State Rank
#10

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,904
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 13%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 42%
Full-Time Teachers 124

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 76%
Proficient in Algebra 62%
College Readiness Index 30.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,904
Proficient in English (district average) 76%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 62%
College Readiness (district average) 30.7

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