Bon Lin Middle School

Bon Lin Middle School serves 648 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% 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 648 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 648 students
Bon Lin Middle School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Bon Lin Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Bon Lin Middle School 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 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Bon Lin Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
Bon Lin Middle School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Bon Lin Middle School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
28%
24%
Bon Lin Middle School Black (2009-2012)
White
61%
66%
Bon Lin Middle School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bon Lin Middle School Sch Ethnicity Bon Lin Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.69
Bon Lin Middle School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
16%
48%
Bon Lin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Bon Lin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 49,594 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
7
Number of Students Managed 49,594 3,721
Shelby County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $381 MM n/a
Shelby County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $405 MM n/a
Shelby County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,028 $0
Shelby County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,543 $0
Shelby County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Bartlett Bon Lin Elementary School
    3940 North Germantown
    Bartlett , TN , 38133
    (901)937-2344
    0.1  mi  |  850  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bartlett Appling Middle School
    3700 Appling
    Bartlett , TN , 38133
    (901)373-1410
    0.9  mi  |  706  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bartlett Oak Elementary School
    3573 Oak
    Bartlett , TN , 38134
    (901)373-2646
    2  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Arlington Shadowlawn Middle School
    4734 Shadowlawn
    Arlington , TN , 38002
    (901)373-2654
    2.1  mi  |  908  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bartlett Ellendale Elementary School
    6950 Dawnhill
    Bartlett , TN , 38135
    (901)373-2636
    2.2  mi  |  563  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Bartlett, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.61, which is higher than the Tennessee average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Bartlett is Kate Bond Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.