Cora Howe School

  • Cora Howe School serves 115 students in grades 2-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Cora Howe School's student population of 115 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Total Students115 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cora Howe School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cora Howe School is 0.59, 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#445 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
49%
22%
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White
41%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.28
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Graduation Rate60-79%
89%
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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 NameDavidson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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