2020 Alton Ave
Memphis, TN 38106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Alton Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 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 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

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Alton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Alton Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
292 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Alton 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 Alton Elementary School is 0.06, 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 Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
97%
22%
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White
n/a
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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