Mcnairy Central High School

Mcnairy Central High School serves 784 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Mcnairy Central High School operates within the Mcnairy County School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 784 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 784 students
Mcnairy Central High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Mcnairy Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mcnairy Central High School 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 0.22 is less 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 14:1 15:1
Mcnairy Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Mcnairy Central High School Asian (1988-1990)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Mcnairy Central High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
9%
24%
Mcnairy Central High School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
66%
Mcnairy Central High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mcnairy Central High School Sch Ethnicity Mcnairy Central High 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.
0.22 0.25
Mcnairy Central High 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.
46%
48%
Mcnairy Central High 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.
7%
7%
Mcnairy Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,459 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Mcnairy County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,459 3,353
Mcnairy County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 80%
Mcnairy County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $28 MM
Mcnairy County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $34 MM $28 MM
Mcnairy County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,827 $8,477
Mcnairy County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,657 $8,379
Mcnairy 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 Adamsville Junior / Senior High School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Selmer Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Selmer Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SelmerSelmer Middle School
    635 East Poplar Ave
    SelmerTN 38375
    (731)645-7977
    1.6 mi | 392 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • SelmerSelmer Elementary School
    533 East Poplar Ave
    SelmerTN 38375
    (731)645-3131
    1.7 mi | 602 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Bethel SpringsBethel Springs Elementary School
    4733 Main
    Bethel SpringsTN 38315
    (731)934-7288
    6.2 mi | 475 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RamerRamer Elementary School
    4173 Hwy 57 West
    RamerTN 38367
    (731)645-3996
    7.1 mi | 409 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • AdamsvilleAdamsville Junior / Senior High School
    815 West Main
    AdamsvilleTN 38310
    (731)632-3273
    8.7 mi | 709 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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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 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Murfreesboro School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.