Big Ridge Elementary School

  • Big Ridge Elementary School serves 209 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Big Ridge Elementary School's student population of 209 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
10%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
100%
63%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Ridge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Scoren/a0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Big Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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