Croft Middle School

  • Croft Middle School serves 675 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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.
  • Croft Middle 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 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Croft Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Croft Middle School's student population of 675 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Croft Middle 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 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Croft Middle School is 0.66, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1282 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
44%
10%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
35%
63%
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Diversity Score0.660.55
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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There is a lot of bullying. Teachers don't care. Kids are yelled at all day. No emphasis on making kids successful. Always fights. If you are a car rider, you will see one fight once a week in front of all patents picking up kids. All kids are guilty no matter what. Bad school.
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