Holice Powell Elementary School

988 Hwy 210 South,

Dyersburg, TN, 38024-0098

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

291 students

Holice Powell Elementary School serves 291 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), 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 291 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 291 students
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Holice Powell Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 15:1 15:1
Holice Powell Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
Holice Powell Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
4%
24%
Holice Powell Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
91%
66%
Holice Powell Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.17 0.69
Holice Powell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
67%
48%
Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
11%
7%
Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,951 students has grown by 38% over five years.
School District Name Dyer County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,951 3,353
Dyer County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $28 MM
District Spending $31 MM $28 MM
Dyer County School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (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
  • Dyersburg Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dyersburg High School
    125 Hwy 51 By Pass West
    Dyersburg , TN , 38024
    (731)286-3630
    4.6  mi  |  894  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg Middle School
    400 Frank Maynard
    Dyersburg , TN , 38024
    (731)286-3625
    4.7  mi  |  667  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg Intermediate School
    725 Tibbs
    Dyersburg , TN , 38024
    (731)286-3620
    4.7  mi  |  683  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg Primary
    1425 Frank Maynard
    Dyersburg , TN , 38024
    (731)286-3615
    5.6  mi  |  769  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Friendship Friendship Elementary School
    6117 Hwy 189
    Friendship , TN , 38034
    (731)677-2718
    5.7  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Dyer County, 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 0.27, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Dyer County is Dyersburg School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.