Decherd Elementary School

  • Decherd Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Decherd Elementary School's student population of 369 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Decherd Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Decherd Elementary School is 0.34, which is less 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
80%
63%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Decherd Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.340.55
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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 NameFranklin County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winchester North Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
    1.7 miles
    2990 Decherd Bl
    Winchester, TN 37398
    (931)967-5323
    1.7 6-8 666
  • Winchester Franklin Co High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1461 students
    2.4 miles
    833 Bypass Rd
    Winchester, TN 37398
    (931)967-2821
    2.4 9-12 1461
  • Winchester Clark Memorial School
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    3.2 miles
    500 N Jefferson St
    Winchester, TN 37398
    (931)967-2407
    3.2 PK-5 536
  • Cowan South Middle School
    Grades: 6-9 | 407 students
    4.6 miles
    601 West Cumberland St
    Cowan, TN 37318
    (931)967-7355
    4.6 6-9 407
  • Cowan Cowan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
    5.1 miles
    501 East Cumberland St
    Cowan, TN 37318
    (931)967-7353
    5.1 PK-5 270

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