Cedar Grove Elementary School

354 Chaney Rd
Smyrna, TN 37167
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 799 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Cedar Grove Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Top 50% in TN
  • : 36% (Top 30%)
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cedar Grove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Cedar Grove Elementary School's student population of 799 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Cedar Grove Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cedar Grove Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#603 out of 1721 schools
(Top 50%)
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36%
28%
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27%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
40%
13%
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Black
16%
21%
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White
36%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cedar Grove Elementary School's ranking?
Cedar Grove Elementary School is ranked #603 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
How many students attend Cedar Grove Elementary School?
799 students attend Cedar Grove Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Cedar Grove Elementary School students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cedar Grove Elementary School?
Cedar Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Cedar Grove Elementary School offer ?
Cedar Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Cedar Grove Elementary School part of?
Cedar Grove Elementary School is part of Rutherford County School District.

School Reviews

4   3/24/2020
Worst School ever. The principle and staff are so rude and mean to the kids and parents. The bus driver is rude too and yells at the students.
- Posted by Parent - parent
5   10/6/2012
This is a wonderful school. My daughter loves it. She learning alot and they make it fun for her. They also have classes and events for parents to help us get more involved, to us know what we need to do the help our kids at home and at school and how to look after our childrens safety. I was disappointed when only a few showed but the classes are worth it.
- Posted by Parent - think
5   5/17/2010
I have been blessed to have three children attend CGE. In the years of transition of new principals, CGE has continued to strive and grown stronger each year. The teachers are caring, fun yet firm and expect great behavior and get it from the children. The school is clean and maintained. The Parent Involvement is amazing! There are tons of opportunities to help and be involved. Teachers welcome parents to their classrooms to make copies, read to children, and help with other assignments. You couldn't ask for a better school.
- Posted by Parent - karen
5   5/1/2007
Cedar Grove is an excellent school. High expectations and firm but fair discipline. I'm very glad to have my 2 children attend there. They are well on their way to school success.
- Posted by Parent - elois

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 36% (Top 30%)
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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