Ripley Primary

Ripley Primary serves 871 students in grades PK-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% 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 871 students has grown by 4255% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 871 students
Ripley Primary Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Ripley Primary Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ripley Primary Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more 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 15:1 15:1
Ripley Primary Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Ripley Primary Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
49%
23%
Ripley Primary Black Students (1988-2013)
White
44%
66%
Ripley Primary White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Ripley Primary Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley Primary All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.57 0.26
Ripley Primary 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.
80%
51%
Ripley Primary 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.
7%
7%
Ripley Primary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,725 students has grown by 426% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,824 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,570 is less than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,725 3,473
Lauderdale County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $28 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $28 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,824 $8,477
Lauderdale County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,570 $8,379
Lauderdale County School District 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 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 Grades Students
  • RipleyLauderdale Middle School
    309 Charles Griggs Av
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-1391
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 759 students                      
  • RipleyNew Beginnings Child Development Center
    313 South Washington St
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-6480
    1.3 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • RipleyRipley High School
    254 Jefferson St
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-2642
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 872 students                      
  • RipleyRipley Elementary School
    100 Hwy 19 East Av
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)221-3066
    1.9 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 714 students                      
  • CovingtonCovington High School
    803 South College
    CovingtonTN 38019
    (901)475-5850
    12.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 770 students                      

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