Alton Elementary School

2020 Alton Ave
Memphis, TN 38106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 260 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Alton Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • : Bottom 50% in TN
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Alton Elementary School's student population of 260 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Alton Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Alton Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#1603 out of 1721 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
28%
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≤5%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
98%
21%
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White
n/a
60%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.04
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alton Elementary School's ranking?
Alton Elementary School is ranked #1603 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Alton Elementary School often compared to?
Alton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alcy Elementary School, Altruria Elementary School, A. B. Hill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
How many students attend Alton Elementary School?
260 students attend Alton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Alton Elementary School students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alton Elementary School?
Alton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Alton Elementary School offer ?
Alton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Alton Elementary School part of?
Alton Elementary School is part of Shelby County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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