Delano Elementary School

  • Delano Elementary School serves 266 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Delano Elementary School's student population of 266 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Delano Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Delano Elementary School is 0.08, which is less 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delano Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Black
96%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Delano Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delano Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.080.28
This chart display the diversity score of Delano Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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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