Dogwood Elementary School

  • Dogwood Elementary School serves 648 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dogwood Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dogwood Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Dogwood Elementary School's student population of 648 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dogwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dogwood Elementary School is 0.61, 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 Testing Rank#1360 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
10%
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Black
27%
22%
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White
55%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKnox County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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