Rickman Elementary School

631 Rickman Monterey,

Rickman, TN, 38580-0347

Tel: (931)498-2825
Grades: PK-8

733 students

Rickman Elementary School serves 733 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Rickman Elementary School operates within the Overton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 733 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 733 students
Rickman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Rickman Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rickman Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 17:1 15:1
Rickman Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Rickman Elementary School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
1%
24%
Rickman Elementary School Black (2007-2012)
White
96%
66%
Rickman Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rickman Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rickman 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.
0.08 0.50
Rickman Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
48%
48%
Rickman 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.
12%
7%
Rickman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,464 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Overton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 3,464 3,496
District Total Revenue $27 MM $28 MM
District Spending $25 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,695 $8,477
District Spending / Student $7,276 $8,379
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 White Plains Academy (6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is White Plains Academy (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northeast Elementary School (8.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Algood White Plains Academy
    Alternative School
    288 East Main St
    Algood , TN , 38506
    (931)528-1847
    Alternative School
    6  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Algood Algood Elementary School
    2525 Old Walton
    Algood , TN , 38506
    (931)615-6141
    7.4  mi  |  616  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Cookeville Algood Middle School
    540 Dry Valley
    Cookeville , TN , 38506
    (931)537-6141
    7.5  mi  |  843  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Cookeville Cookeville High School
    Magnet School
    2335 North Washington
    Cookeville , TN , 38501
    (931)520-2287
    Magnet School
    8.2  mi  |  2153  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cookeville Northeast Elementary School
    575 Old Kentucky Rd
    Cookeville , TN , 38501
    (931)526-2978
    8.3  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 17, 2011 - Rickman Elementary has a superb faculty. The teachers and staff are hard-working and really care about the students. The teachers use a wide variety of programs to make sure that all student needs are met. They offer band, art, and several sports programs, especially basketball. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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