Alton Elementary School

  • Alton Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Alton 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Alton Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students292 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Alton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alton Elementary School is 0.04, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1211 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Alton Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
98%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.040.55
This chart display the diversity score of Alton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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