Blackman Middle School

  • Blackman Middle School serves 1,313 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Blackman Middle School's student population of 1,313 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackman Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackman Middle School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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#129 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
70%
63%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackman Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.480.28
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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 NameRutherford County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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