Burt Elementary School

Tel: (931)648-5630
  • Burt Elementary School serves 363 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 57%) for the 2014-2015 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 51%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Burt 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 2014-2015 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%.
  • Burt Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

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School Overview

  • Burt Elementary School's student population of 363 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students363 students
Burt Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Burt Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Burt Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBurt Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Burt Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1627 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burt Elementary School is 0.65, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
54%
57%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
45%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Burt Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
1%
2%
Burt Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Burt Elementary School Black Students (1994-2016)
Black
33%
22%
Burt Elementary School Black Students (1990-2016)
White
48%
64%
Burt Elementary School White Students (1990-2016)
Two or more races
10%
2%
Burt Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBurt Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.28
Burt Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
Burt Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
Burt Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Burt Elementary School is Montgomery County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Montgomery County School District's student population of 32,590 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,347 in this district is less than the state average of $8,682. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,985 is less than the state average of $8,365. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameMontgomery County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    39
    8
    Number of Students Managed32,5903,517
    Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    14%
    17%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    35%
    District Total Revenue$225 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$245 MM$29 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,347$8,682
    District Spending / Student$7,985$8,365
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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