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Sequoyah High School is a student-centered learning community dedicated to fostering college and career readiness. Students have a full range of academic, extra-curricular and co-curricular opportunities. Approximately 45% of our student body will attend college after graduation. Our teaching staff of about 70 and a support staff of 20 provide an environment that is both academically challenging and culturally enriching.

Sequoyah High School is a public high school in Madisonville, Tennessee. Our school, a part of Monroe County Schools, was built in 1995 and combined Vonore High School and Madisonville High School. It is named after the Sequoyah, who is credited with creating the written language for the Cherokee. It serves grades 9-12 and is one of three high schools in Monroe County.

Our school is accredited by AdvancEd / Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Sequoyah High School is also recognized as a Bronze School by U.S. News & World Report. 

Our mascot is the Chief and our school colors are red, white, and gold.

Percentage of Graduating Class Expected to Enter a 4 Year College/University: 25%

Percentage of Graduating Class Expected to Enter a 2 Year College/Technical School: 20%

Average ACT English Score : 17.7

Average ACT Math Score: 18.2


Total Enrollment 2016-2017 1040

Class of 2017 216

African American 9

American Indian/Alaska Native 0

Hispanic/Latino 76

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0

Asian 4

White 868

Multi-Racial 19

ELS Students 40

Percentage of students who come from socioeconomically disadvantaged homes 52.85%