Malesus Elementary School

Malesus Elementary School serves 418 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Malesus Elementary School operates within the Madison County School District.

Overview

The student population of 418 students has grown by 49% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 418 students
Malesus Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Malesus Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Malesus Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Malesus Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Malesus Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
18%
24%
Malesus Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
74%
66%
Malesus Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Malesus Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Malesus 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.
0.42 0.25
Malesus 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.
57%
48%
Malesus 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.
8%
7%
Malesus Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,795 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Madison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
8
Number of Students Managed 15,795 3,353
Madison County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $114 MM $28 MM
Madison County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $118 MM $28 MM
Madison County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,346 $8,477
Madison County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,651 $8,379
Madison 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 South Side High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Parkview Learning Center (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori School At Bemis (5.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jackson South Side High School
    84 Harts Bridge
    Jackson , TN , 38301
    (731)422-9923
    2.2  mi  |  813  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jackson Montessori School At Bemis
    Magnet School
    230 D
    Jackson , TN , 38301
    (731)422-3116
    Magnet School
    5.1  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Jackson Parkview Learning Center
    Alternative School
    905 East Chester
    Jackson , TN , 38301
    (731)661-9976
    Alternative School
    5.5  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Jackson Whitehall Pre-k Center
    532 Whitehall
    Jackson , TN , 38301
    (731)427-6396
    5.7  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jackson Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Madison Academic Magnet High School
    Magnet School
    179 Allen
    Jackson , TN , 38301
    (731)427-3501
    Magnet School
    5.8  mi  |  471  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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