1716 Delano Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Delano Elementary School serves 241 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Delano Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Delano Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Delano Elementary School's student population of 241 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Delano Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Delano Elementary School is 0.08, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#219 out of 1705 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Black
96%
22%
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White
2%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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