Lowrance Elementary School

Lowrance Elementary School serves 908 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% 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 908 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 908 students
Lowrance Elementary School Total Students (2010-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Lowrance Elementary School Total Teachers (2010-2013)
Students by Grade Lowrance Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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
Lowrance Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Lowrance Elementary School Asian Students (2010-2013)
Hispanic
14%
7%
Lowrance Elementary School Black Students (2010-2013)
Black
82%
23%
Lowrance Elementary School Black Students (2010-2013)
White
3%
66%
Lowrance Elementary School White Students (2010-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lowrance Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.31 0.26
Lowrance Elementary School Diversity Score (2010-2013)
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.
69%
51%
Lowrance Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Lowrance Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,835 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,028 is less than the state average of $8,477. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,543 is higher than the state average of $8,379. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
8
Number of Students Managed 47,835 3,473
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $381 MM $28 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $405 MM $28 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,028 $8,477
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,543 $8,379
Shelby County School District 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 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 Grades Students
  • MemphisSouthwind Elementary School
    8155 Meadowvale
    MemphisTN 38125
    (901)756-2325
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 894 students                      
  • MemphisSouthwind High School
    7900 East Shelby Dr
    MemphisTN 38125
    (901)752-2881
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1699 students                      
  • MemphisGermanshire Elementary School
    3965 South Germantown Rd
    MemphisTN 38125
    (901)416-3733
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 842 students                      
  • MemphisOak Forest Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7447 Nonconnah View Cove
    MemphisTN 38119
    (901)416-2257
    Magnet School

    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 925 students                      
  • MemphisKirby Middle School
    6670 East Raines
    MemphisTN 38115
    (901)416-1980
    2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 722 students                      

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