Alton Elementary School

  • Alton Elementary School serves 305 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Alton Elementary School's student population of 305 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
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 Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
98%
22%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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