Alexander Elementary School

900 N Highland Ave
Jackson, TN 38301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Alexander Elementary School serves 361 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alexander Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Alexander Elementary School's student population of 361 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

Alexander Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alexander Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1454 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
84%
22%
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White
7%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.290.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alexander Elementary School is Jackson Central-merry Early College High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Parkview Learning Center (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Jackson Central-merry Early College High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-11 | 196 students
    0.3 miles
    215 Allen Ave
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 664-2575
    0.3 9-11 196
  • Jackson Madison Academic Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 461 students
    0.3 miles
    179 Allen Ave
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 427-3501
    0.3 9-12 461
  • Jackson Parkview Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 67 students
    0.5 miles
    905 E Chester St
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 427-2841
    0.5 6-12 67
  • Jackson Arlington Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
    0.9 miles
    701 Arlington Ave
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 265-9784
    0.9 PK-5 644
  • Jackson Lincoln Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
    1.0 miles
    425 Berry St
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 988-3800
    1 PK-5 368

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