Howard Elementary School

Howard Elementary School serves 415 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Howard Elementary School operates within the Sumner County School District.

Overview

The student population of 415 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 415 students
Howard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Howard Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Howard Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 13:1 15:1
Howard Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Howard Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
13%
7%
Howard Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
20%
24%
Howard Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
63%
66%
Howard Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Howard Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Howard 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.
0.55 0.50
Howard Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
Howard 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.
3%
7%
Howard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,361 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Sumner County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
7
Number of Students Managed 28,361 3,496
District Total Revenue $204 MM $28 MM
District Spending $216 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,641 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,078 $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 Gallatin Senior High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rucker Stewart Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gallatin Gallatin Senior High School
    700 Dan P. Herron
    Gallatin , TN , 37066
    (615)452-2621
    0.6  mi  |  1352  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Gallatin Union Elementary School
    516 Carson
    Gallatin , TN , 37066
    (615)452-0737
    1  mi  |  517  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gallatin Rucker Stewart Middle School
    350 Hancock
    Gallatin , TN , 37066
    (615)452-1734
    1.1  mi  |  737  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gallatin R T Fisher Alternative
    Alternative School
    455 North Boyers
    Gallatin , TN , 37066
    (615)451-6558
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  103  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Gallatin Guild Elementary School
    1018 South Water
    Gallatin , TN , 37066
    (615)452-5583
    1.8  mi  |  700  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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