Donelson Elementary School

12140 Donelson Farms Pkwy
Arlington, TN 38002
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 880 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Donelson Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 5% in TN
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Donelson Elementary School's student population of 880 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
880 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Donelson Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Donelson Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#58 out of 1761 schools
(Top 5%)
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73%
31%
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66%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
12%
21%
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White
72%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Donelson Elementary School's ranking?
Donelson Elementary School is ranked #58 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Donelson Elementary School often compared to?
Donelson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Arlington Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
How many students attend Donelson Elementary School?
880 students attend Donelson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Donelson Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Donelson Elementary School?
Donelson Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Donelson Elementary School offer ?
Donelson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Donelson Elementary School part of?
Donelson Elementary School is part of Arlington School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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