Alexander Elementary School
Alexander Elementary School serves 322 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 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 322 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 92%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TN
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education
Alexander Elementary School's student population of 322 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1454 out of 1705 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education
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