W. A. Bass Adult High School

Tel: (615)298-8053
Grades: 9-12

175 students

W. A. Bass Adult High School serves 175 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
W. A. Bass Adult High School operates within the Davidson County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 175 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 175 students
W. A. Bass Adult High School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
W. A. Bass Adult High School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 35:1 15:1
W. A. Bass Adult High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Asian
11%
2%
W. A. Bass Adult High School Asian (2008-2013)
Hispanic
12%
7%
W. A. Bass Adult High School Hispanic (2008-2013)
Black
64%
23%
White
13%
66%
W. A. Bass Adult High School White (2008-2013)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.55 0.26
W. A. Bass Adult High School Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
n/a 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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 81,570 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Davidson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
155
8
Number of Students Managed 81,570 3,473
Davidson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 80%
Davidson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $740 MM $28 MM
District Spending $798 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,962 $8,477
Davidson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,742 $8,379
Davidson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is The Cohn School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Cohn School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NashvilleW.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    5200 Delaware Av
    NashvilleTN 37209
    (615)298-3278
    Alternative School

    0 mi | 108 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NashvilleThe Cohn School
    4805 Park Av
    NashvilleTN 37209
    (615)298-6617
    0 mi | 143 students | Gr. 8-10                      
  • NashvilleCockrill Elementary School
    4701 Indiana Av
    NashvilleTN 37209
    (615)298-8075
    0.4 mi | 504 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • NashvilleMckissack Middle School
    915 38th Ave North
    NashvilleTN 37209
    (615)298-8065
    0.4 mi | 394 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • NashvilleTransitions At Bass High School
    5200 Delaware Av
    NashvilleTN 37209
    (615)259-4636
    0.4 mi | 14 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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