W G Rhea Elementary School

W G Rhea Elementary School serves 677 students in grades KG - 2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
W G Rhea Elementary School operates within the Paris School District.

School Overview

The student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 677 students
W G Rhea Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % W G Rhea Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
W G Rhea Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade W G Rhea Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 14:1 16:1
W G Rhea Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
8%
W G Rhea Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
28%
23%
W G Rhea Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
70%
65%
W G Rhea Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
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.
0.44 0.26
W G Rhea Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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%
51%
W G Rhea Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
2%
7%
W G Rhea Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Paris School District's student population of 1,767 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,839 is higher than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,651 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Paris School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
8
Number of Students Managed 1,767 3,515
Paris School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $30 MM
Paris School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $14 MM $29 MM
Paris School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,839 $8,707
Paris School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,651 $8,563
Paris School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • ParisHenry Co High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 971 students
    0.1 miles
    315 South Wilson St
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-5232
    0.110-12971
  • ParisParis Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 582 students
    0.8 miles
    650 B Volunteer Dr
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-3675
    0.83-5582
  • ParisE. W. Grove School
    Grades: 9 | 349 students
    1.8 miles
    215 Grove Bl
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-4586
    1.89349
  • ParisW O Inman Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 508 students
    2.1 miles
    400 Harrison St
    ParisTN 38242
    (731)642-8131
    2.16-8508
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    5.2 miles
    6745 Hwy 79 North
    BuchananTN 38222
    (731)644-1600
    5.2PK-5575

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