Lowrance Elementary School

Lowrance Elementary School serves 894 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Lowrance Elementary School operates within the Shelby County School District.

Overview

The student population of 894 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 894 students
Lowrance Elementary School Total Students (2010-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Lowrance Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Lowrance Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Lowrance Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Lowrance Elementary School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
12%
7%
Lowrance Elementary School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
83%
24%
Lowrance Elementary School Black (2010-2012)
White
1%
66%
Lowrance Elementary School White (2010-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lowrance Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lowrance 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.
0.30 0.69
Lowrance Elementary School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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.
67%
48%
Lowrance Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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%
Lowrance Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
8
Number of Students Managed 47,320 3,353
Shelby County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $381 MM $28 MM
Shelby County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $405 MM $28 MM
Shelby County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,028 $8,477
Shelby County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,543 $8,379
Shelby 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 Southwind High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kirby Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwind Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Memphis Southwind Elementary School
    8155 Meadowvale
    Memphis , TN , 38125
    (901)756-2325
    1  mi  |  885  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Memphis Southwind High School
    7900 East Shelby
    Memphis , TN , 38125
    (901)752-2881
    1.1  mi  |  1686  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Germantown Germanshire Elementary School
    3965 South Germantown
    Germantown , TN , 38125
    (901)416-3733
    1.1  mi  |  849  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Memphis Oak Forest Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7447 Nonconnah View Cove
    Memphis , TN , 38119
    (901)416-2257
    Magnet School
    1.8  mi  |  912  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Memphis Kirby Middle School
    6670 East Raines
    Memphis , TN , 38115
    (901)416-1980
    2  mi  |  750  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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