Cordova Middle School

  • Cordova Middle School serves 735 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (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 22% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) 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 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Cordova Middle School's student population of 735 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students735 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cordova Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cordova Middle School is 0.57, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#129 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
10%
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Black
62%
22%
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White
17%
63%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cordova Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.570.55
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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