Ripley Primary

Tel: (731)635-0691
Grades: PK-3

843 students

Ripley Primary serves 843 students in grades PK-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Ripley Primary operates within the Lauderdale County School District.

Overview

The student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 843 students
Ripley Primary Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Ripley Primary Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ripley Primary Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 14:1 15:1
Ripley Primary Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
7%
Ripley Primary Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
50%
24%
Ripley Primary Black (1988-2012)
White
42%
66%
Ripley Primary White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley Primary Sch Ethnicity Ripley Primary 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.
0.58 0.69
Ripley Primary 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.
81%
48%
Ripley Primary 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.
7%
7%
Ripley Primary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,671 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
8
Number of Students Managed 4,671 3,353
Lauderdale County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $28 MM
Lauderdale County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $28 MM
Lauderdale County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,824 $8,477
Lauderdale County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,570 $8,379
Lauderdale 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 Ripley High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lauderdale Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ripley Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ripley Lauderdale Middle School
    309 Charles Griggs
    Ripley , TN , 38063
    (731)635-1391
    0.3  mi  |  735  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ripley New Beginnings Child Development Center
    313 South Washington St
    Ripley , TN , 38063
    (731)635-6480
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Ripley Ripley High School
    254 Jefferson
    Ripley , TN , 38063
    (731)635-2642
    1.3  mi  |  904  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ripley Ripley Elementary School
    100 Hwy 19 East
    Ripley , TN , 38063
    (731)221-3066
    1.9  mi  |  762  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Covington Covington High School
    803 South College
    Covington , TN , 38019
    (901)475-5876
    12.7  mi  |  801  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Tennessee 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Anderson County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.