W G Rhea Elementary School

115 South Wilson St

Paris, TN 38242

Grades: KG-2

727 students

W G Rhea Elementary School serves 727 students in grades KG-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
W G Rhea Elementary School operates within the Paris School District.

Overview

The student population of 727 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 727 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
26%
23%
White
72%
66%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.26
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.
64%
51%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,779 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,085 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,553 is less than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Paris School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
8
Number of Students Managed 1,779 3,473
District Total Revenue $14 MM $28 MM
District Spending $13 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,085 $8,477
District Spending / Student $7,553 $8,379
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 Henry Co High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is E. W. Grove School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paris Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ParisHenry Co High School
    315 South Wilson St
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-5232
    0.1 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 991 students                      
  • ParisParis Elementary School
    650 B Volunteer Dr
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-3675
    0.8 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 556 students                      
  • ParisE. W. Grove School
    215 Grove Bl
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-4586
    1.8 mi | Gr. 9 | 366 students                      
  • ParisW O Inman Middle School
    400 Harrison St
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-8131
    2.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 496 students                      
  • BuchananLakewood Elementary School
    6745 Hwy 79 North
    BuchananTN 38222
    (731)644-1600
    5.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 555 students                      

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