Ramer Elementary School

4173 Hwy 57 West,

Ramer, TN, 38367-0008

Tel: (731)645-3996
Grades: PK-8

409 students

Ramer Elementary School serves 409 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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%.
Ramer Elementary School operates within the Mcnairy County School District.

Overview

The student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 409 students
Ramer Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Ramer Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ramer Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Ramer Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Ramer Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2007)
Black
10%
24%
Ramer Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
66%
Ramer Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ramer Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ramer 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.
0.22 0.50
Ramer 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.
45%
48%
Ramer 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.
7%
7%
Ramer Elementary 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.
School District Name Mcnairy County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 4,459 3,496
Mcnairy County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Mcnairy Central High School (7.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Selmer Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Selmer Elementary School (6.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Selmer Selmer Elementary School
    533 East Poplar Ave
    Selmer , TN , 38375
    (731)645-3131
    6.7  mi  |  602  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Selmer Selmer Middle School
    635 East Poplar Ave
    Selmer , TN , 38375
    (731)645-7977
    6.8  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Selmer Mcnairy Central High School
    493 High School Rd
    Selmer , TN , 38375
    (731)645-3226
    7.1  mi  |  784  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Michie Michie Elementary School
    6418 Hwy 57 East
    Michie , TN , 38357
    (731)632-3602
    10.3  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Corinth Corinth Middle School
    1000 East Fifth St
    Corinth , MS , 38834
    (662)286-1261
    10.6  mi  |  713  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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