Newbern Grammar Elementary School

320 Washington,

Newbern, TN, 38059-1138

Tel: (731)627-2139
Grades: PK-8

602 students

Newbern Grammar Elementary School serves 602 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Newbern Grammar Elementary School operates within the Dyer County School District.

Overview

The student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 602 students
Newbern Grammar Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Newbern Grammar Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Newbern Grammar Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 17:1 15:1
Newbern Grammar Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Newbern Grammar Elementary School Asian (1988-2006)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Newbern Grammar Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
11%
24%
Newbern Grammar Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
83%
66%
Newbern Grammar Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Newbern Grammar Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Newbern Grammar 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.
0.30 0.69
Newbern Grammar 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.
65%
48%
Newbern Grammar 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.
10%
7%
Newbern Grammar 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
7
Number of Students Managed 4,951 3,721
Dyer County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $30 MM n/a
Dyer County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM n/a
Dyer County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,356 $0
Dyer County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,674 $0
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 Northview Middle School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Northview Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northview Middle School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newbern Northview Middle School
    820 Williams
    Newbern , TN , 38059
    (731)627-3713
    1.3  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Newbern Dyer County High School
    1000 West Main
    Newbern , TN , 38059
    (731)627-2229
    2  mi  |  1113  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dyersburg Fifth Consolidated School
    2371 Millsfield
    Dyersburg , TN , 38024
    (731)285-2840
    7  mi  |  383  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Trimble Trimble Elementary School
    256 College
    Trimble , TN , 38259
    (731)297-5512
    7.1  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg Primary
    1425 Frank Maynard
    Dyersburg , TN , 38024
    (731)286-3615
    7.3  mi  |  769  students  |  Gr.  PK-3

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