Lowrance Elementary School

Lowrance Elementary School serves 953 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Lowrance Elementary School operates within the Shelby County-1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 953 students
Gender % Lowrance Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Students by Grade Lowrance Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more 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 17:1 16:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
15%
8%
Black
81%
23%
White
3%
65%
All Ethnic Groups Lowrance 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.
0.32 0.26
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.
68%
51%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district revenue/student of $8,081 is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,550 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
n/a
8
Number of Students Managed n/a 3,515
Shelby County-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $390 MM $30 MM
Shelby County-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $412 MM $29 MM
Shelby County-1 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,081 $8,707
Shelby County-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,550 $8,563
Shelby County-1 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 Southwind High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kirby Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwind Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • MemphisSouthwind Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 937 students8155 Meadowvale
    MemphisTN 38125
    (901)756-2325
    1PK-5937
  • MemphisGermanshire Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 728 students3965 South Germantown Rd
    MemphisTN 38125
    (901)416-3733
    1.1PK-5728
  • MemphisSouthwind High School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1801 students7900 East Shelby Dr
    MemphisTN 38125
    (901)752-2881
    1.19-121801
  • MemphisOak Forest Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 559 students7447 Nonconnah View Cove
    MemphisTN 38119
    (901)416-2257
    1.8PK-5559
  • MemphisKirby Middle School
    2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 635 students6670 East Raines
    MemphisTN 38115
    (901)416-1980
    26-8635

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