Austin East High/Magnet Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
Algebra Proficiency
English Proficiency
Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 578 Students
  • 66 Teachers

Austin East High/Magnet
2800 M L KING JR

Phone: (865) 594-3792

District: Knox County


At Austin East High/Magnet, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Austin East High/Magnet is 30 percent. The student body makeup is 48 percent male and 52 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 90 percent. Austin East High/Magnet is 1 of 16 high schools in the Knox County.

Rankings / Awards

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Medal Awarded None
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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 578
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 90%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 84%
Full-Time Teachers 66

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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 39%
Proficient in Algebra 35%
College Readiness Index 10.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

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


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

Total Schools 16
Total Students 16,760
Proficient in English (district average) 69%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 54%
College Readiness (district average) 16.5

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Nearby Schools

Austin East High/Magnet is 1 of 16 schools in the Knox County.

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