Cocke County School District


Cocke County School District


The Cocke County School District is located in Newport, TN and includes 12 schools that serve 4,881 students in grades PK through 12. District Spending: The Cocke County School District spends $7,328 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 61% on instruction, 32% on support services, and 7% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. District Student-Teacher Ratio: The Cocke County School District has 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher, with the TN state average being 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. District Student Information: The Cocke County School District had a grades 9-12 dropout rate of 2% in 2009. The national grades 9-12 dropout rate in 2007 was 4.4%. In the Cocke County School District, 15% of students have an IEP (Individualized Education Program). An IEP is a written plan for students eligible for special needs services. Source: NCES, 2010

Mission Statement

Our Mission . . . The Cocke County School System, in partnership with parents and community, seeks to provide a safe environment, to meet individual student needs, and to successfully prepare all students to become productive, responsible citizens. Our Vision . . . The vision of the Cocke County School System is that all students achieve to their highest potential in all areas of learning, which will allow the Cocke County School System to be a leader in educational excellence and sportsmanship.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Cocke County School System is an equal opportunity employer. "It is the policy of the Cocke County School System not to discriminate on the basis of sex, color, race, national origin, creed, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973."

Cocke County School District

305 Hedrick DR, Newport, TN 37821