Cordova Elementary School

  • Cordova Elementary School serves 855 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 23% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cordova 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Cordova Elementary School's student population of 855 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students855 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cordova Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cordova Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1178 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
63%
22%
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White
18%
63%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cordova Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.560.54
This chart display the diversity score of Cordova Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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