Big Ridge Elementary School

  • Big Ridge Elementary School serves 215 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Big Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Big Ridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Big Ridge Elementary School's student population of 215 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Ridge Elementary School is 0.00, 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#810 out of 1684 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
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10%
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Black
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22%
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White
100%
63%
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Diversity Score0.000.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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