Ripley Primary

Ripley Primary serves 862 students in grades PK - 2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Ripley Primary operates within the Lauderdale County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 862 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 862 students
Ripley Primary Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ripley Primary Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Ripley Primary Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ripley Primary Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 15:1 16:1
Ripley Primary Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Ripley Primary Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
51%
23%
Ripley Primary Black Students (1988-2014)
White
43%
65%
Ripley Primary White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Ripley Primary Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley Primary 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.
0.56 0.26
Ripley Primary 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.
80%
51%
Ripley Primary 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.
8%
7%
Ripley Primary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,618 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,255 is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,006 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,618 3,515
Lauderdale County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $30 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $38 MM $29 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,255 $8,707
Lauderdale County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,006 $8,563
Lauderdale 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 Ripley High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lauderdale Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Beginnings Child Development Center (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RipleyLauderdale Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 726 students309 Charles Griggs Av
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-1391
    0.36-8726
  • RipleyNew Beginnings Child Development Center
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK313 South Washington St
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-8480
    1.3PKn/a
  • RipleyRipley High School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 870 students254 Jefferson St
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-2642
    1.39-12870
  • RipleyRipley Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 664 students100 Hwy 19 East Av
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)221-3066
    1.93-5664
  • CovingtonCovington High School
    12.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 741 students803 South College
    CovingtonTN 38019
    (901)475-5850
    12.79-12741

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