Holice Powell Elementary School

Holice Powell Elementary School serves 278 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Holice Powell Elementary School operates within the Dyer County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 278 students
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Holice Powell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Holice Powell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Holice Powell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Holice Powell Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
2%
23%
Holice Powell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
94%
65%
Holice Powell Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Holice Powell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.26
Holice Powell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
51%
Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,893 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,493 is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,785 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Dyer County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 3,893 3,515
Dyer County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $30 MM
Dyer County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $32 MM $29 MM
Dyer County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,493 $8,707
Dyer County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,785 $8,563
Dyer County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Dyersburg High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dyersburg Middle School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dyersburg Intermediate School (4.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg High School
    4.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 823 students125 Hwy 51 By Pass West
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3630
    4.69-12823
  • DyersburgDyersburg Intermediate School
    4.7 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 577 students725 Tibbs St
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3620
    4.73-5577
  • DyersburgDyersburg Middle School
    4.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 605 students400 Frank Maynard Dr
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3625
    4.76-8605
  • DyersburgDyersburg Primary
    5.6 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 762 students1425 Frank Maynard Dr
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3615
    5.6PK-2762
  • FriendshipFriendship Elementary School
    5.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 201 students6117 Hwy 189
    FriendshipTN 38034
    (731)677-2718
    5.7PK-5201

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