Holice Powell Elementary School

988 Hwy 210 South

Dyersburg, TN 38024-0098

Tel: (731)285-1994
Grades: PK-5

281 students

Holice Powell Elementary School serves 281 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Holice Powell Elementary School operates within the Dyer County School District.

Overview

The student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 281 students
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Holice Powell Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less 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 14:1 15:1
Holice Powell Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Holice Powell Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2013)
Black
2%
23%
Holice Powell Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
94%
66%
Holice Powell Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Holice Powell Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Holice Powell Elementary 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.
0.12 0.26
Holice Powell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
69%
51%
Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,993 students has grown by 39% over five years.
School District Name Dyer County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,993 3,473
Dyer County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $28 MM
District Spending $31 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,356 $8,477
Dyer County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,674 $8,379
Dyer 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 Dyersburg High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dyersburg Middle School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dyersburg Intermediate School (4.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DyersburgHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dyersburg High School
    125 Hwy 51 By Pass West
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3630
    4.6 mi | 849 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DyersburgDyersburg Middle School
    400 Frank Maynard Dr
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3625
    4.7 mi | 684 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DyersburgDyersburg Intermediate School
    725 Tibbs St
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3620
    4.7 mi | 625 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • DyersburgDyersburg Primary
    1425 Frank Maynard Dr
    DyersburgTN 38024
    (731)286-3615
    5.6 mi | 751 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • FriendshipFriendship Elementary School
    6117 Hwy 189
    FriendshipTN 38034
    (731)677-2718
    5.6 mi | 192 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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