Bon Lin Middle School

Bon Lin Middle School serves 616 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Bon Lin Middle School operates within the Shelby County School District.

Overview

The student population of 616 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 616 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 16:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
Black
32%
23%
White
57%
66%
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.57 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.
18%
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.
2%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,835 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,028 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,543 is higher than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
8
Number of Students Managed 47,835 3,473
District Total Revenue $381 MM $28 MM
District Spending $405 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,028 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,543 $8,379
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 New Consortium Of Law And Business (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Appling Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bon Lin Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MemphisBon Lin Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    3940 North Germantown Rd
    MemphisTN 38133
    (901)937-2344
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 874 students                      
  • MemphisAppling Middle School
    3700 Appling Rd
    MemphisTN 38133
    (901)373-1410
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 651 students                      
  • MemphisOak Elementary School
    3573 Oak Rd
    MemphisTN 38134
    (901)373-2646
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 647 students                      
  • ArlingtonShadowlawn Middle School
    4734 Shadowlawn Rd
    ArlingtonTN 38002
    (901)373-2654
    2.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 849 students                      
  • MemphisEllendale Elementary School
    6950 Dawnhill Rd
    MemphisTN 38135
    (901)373-2636
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 539 students                      

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