Cornerstone Middle School

371 First Ave South

Baxter, TN 38544-5138

Tel: (931)858-3112
Grades: 5-12

702 students

Cornerstone Middle School serves 702 students in grades 5-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Cornerstone Middle School operates within the Putnam County School District.

Overview

The student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Total Students 702 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Students by Grade Cornerstone Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 18:1 15:1
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
1%
24%
White
95%
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.
0.10 0.25
Cornerstone Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2013)
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.
47%
48%
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%
Cornerstone Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,153 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Putnam County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
8
Number of Students Managed 11,153 3,353
Putnam County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $28 MM
Putnam County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $133 MM $28 MM
Putnam County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,922 $8,477
Putnam County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,240 $8,379
Putnam County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Upperman High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Prescott South Middle School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baxter Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BaxterBaxter Elementary School
    125 Elmore Town
    BaxterTN 38501
    (931)858-3110
    0.2 mi | 532 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • BaxterUpperman High School
    6950 Nashville
    BaxterTN 38544
    (931)858-3112
    1.5 mi | 732 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • CookevilleCane Creek Elementary School
    1500 West Jackson
    CookevilleTN 38501
    (931)520-1173
    6.3 mi | 501 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • CookevilleSycamore Elementary School
    452 Ellis
    CookevilleTN 38501
    (931)526-9322
    6.3 mi | 353 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • CookevillePark View Elementary School
    545 Scott
    CookevilleTN 38501
    (931)526-2516
    7.2 mi | 369 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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Did You Know?
Putnam County, TN 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 Tennessee average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Putnam County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.