Avon School

  • Avon School serves 171 students in grades 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Avon School's student population of 171 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 12
Total Students171 students
This chart display total students of Avon School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Avon School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Avon School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Avon School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Avon School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
85%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Avon School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
12%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Avon School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avon School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.270.55
This chart display the diversity score of Avon School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Avon School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 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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Great school that serves the special needs of your child. My son is graduating May 2019.#thumbsup.
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