Brownsville Road Elementary School

5292 Banbury Ave
Memphis, TN 38135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Brownsville Road Elementary School serves 553 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Brownsville Road Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Brownsville Road Elementary School's student population of 553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Brownsville Road Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Brownsville Road Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Brownsville Road Elementary School is 0.32, 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 Testing Rank
#1381 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Brownsville Road Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
10%
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Black
82%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brownsville Road Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
6%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brownsville Road Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score
0.320.55
This chart display the diversity score of Brownsville Road Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brownsville Road Elementary School is Craigmont High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Craigmont Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Memphis Craigmont Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
    0.6 miles
    3455 Covington Pike
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 416-7780
    0.6 6-8 555
  • Memphis Legacy Leadership Academy Inc. Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 37 students
    0.7 miles
    3333 Old Brownsville Rd
    Memphis, TN 38134
    (901) 343-0832
    0.7 6-8 37
  • Memphis Memphis Business Academy Middle School Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 451 students
    0.7 miles
    3306 Overton Crossing
    Memphis, TN 38134
    (901) 357-2711
    0.7 6-8 451
  • Memphis Craigmont High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 867 students
    0.8 miles
    3333 Covington Pike
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 416-4312
    0.8 9-12 867
  • Memphis Granville T. Woods Academy Of Innovation Charter School Charter School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 468 students
    0.8 miles
    3824 Austin Peay Hwy
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 800-1209
    0.8 K-8 468

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