Big Ridge Elementary School

3420 Hickory Val Rd
Maynardville, TN 37807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Big Ridge Elementary School serves 215 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Big Ridge Elementary School's student population of 215 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Big Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Big Ridge Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#653 out of 1705 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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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%
10%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
99%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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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: 215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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