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  Mission Statement  

The mission of Coalmont Elementary School is to provide a safe motivating and positive environment where all students are valued learners.  The Coalmont teams joins parents and our community in equipping our students to achieve their fullest academic and personal potential in life.

"Begin with an end in mind."

  About The School  

TENNESSEE STATE IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

Children enrolling in child care facilities, pre-school, pre-Kindergarten
Infants entering child care facilities must be up to date at the time of enrollment and are required to provide an updated certificate after completing all of the required vaccines due no later than 18 months of age.

  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)
  • Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (1 dose of each, normally given together as MMR)
  • Varicella (1 dose or credible history of disease)
  • Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) – age younger than 5 years only (This requirement is resumed immediately, following suspension during a national Hib vaccine shortage 2008-2009)
  • Hepatitis B (HBV) (July 1, 2010)
  • Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) – age younger than 5 years only (July 1, 2010)
  • Hepatitis A – 1 dose, required by 18 months of age or older (July 1, 2010)

Children enrolling in Kindergarten

  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)
  • Hepatitis B (HBV)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (2 doses of each, usually given together as MMR)
  • Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV) – final dose on or after the 4th birthday now required
  • Varicella (2 doses or history of disease): previously only one dose was required (July 1, 2010)
  • Hepatitis A –total of 2 doses, spaced at least 6 months apart (July 1, 2011)

All children entering 7th grade (including currently enrolled students)

  • Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis booster ("Tdap"): evidence of one Tdap dose given any time before 7th grade entry is required regardless of Td history (2013 update)
  • Verification of immunity to varicella – 2 doses or credible history of disease (July 1, 2010)

Children who are new enrollees in a TN school in grades other than Kindergarten

  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (2 doses of each, normally given together as MMR)
  • Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV) – final dose on or after the 4th birthday now required
  • Varicella (2 doses or credible history of disease) – previously only one dose was required
  • Hepatitis B (HBV) – previously only for Kindergarten, 7th grade entry
  • New students entering grades other than 7th grade are not required to have Tdap

Children with medical or religious exemption to requirements

  • Medical – Physician (MD, DO) or department Public Health Nurse authorized to indicate specific vaccines medically exempted (because of risk of harm) on the new form. Other vaccines remain required. The medical reason for the exemption does not need to be provided.
  • Religious – This exemption requires a signed statement by the parent/guardian that vaccination conflicts with their religious tenets or practices. If the child needs documentation of a health examination for the school, it must be noted by the healthcare provider on the immunization certificate. In that case, the provider should check the box that the parent has sought a religious exemption to explain why immunization information is absent or incomplete.

 


History of Coalmont

Old Coalmont Bank Building
Old Coalmont Bank Building

History

Coalmont was established as a coal mining company town around 1904, operated by the Sewanee Coal, Coke and Land Company. Residences, businesses and commercial buildings in Coalmont were built and owned by the company, but individual miners could also build their own homes.[4] A battery of coke ovens dating from the first decade of the 20th century is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4] The Coalmont Bank Building also is listed.

Geography

Coalmont is located at 35°20′40″N 85°43′2″W (35.344309, -85.717252).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square miles (16 km2), of which, 5.9 square miles (15 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.14%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop. 
1960 458  
1970 518   13.1%
1980 625   20.7%
1990 813   30.1%
2000 948   16.6%
2010 841   −11.3%
Est. 2015 821 [6] −2.4%
Sources:[7][8]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 948 people, 369 households, and 281 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 159.4 people per square mile (61.5/km²). There were 404 housing units at an average density of 67.9 per square mile (26.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.26% White, 0.11% African American, 0.11% Native American, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 369 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couplesliving together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,750, and the median income for a family was $24,583. Males had a median income of $30,966 versus $17,656 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,842. About 27.3% of families and 27.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.7% of those under age 18 and 19.0% of those age 65 or over.


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