Dyersburg High School

125 Highway 51 By- Pass West
Dyersburg, TN 38024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Dyersburg High School serves 726 students in grades 9-12.
Dyersburg High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dyersburg High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Dyersburg High School's student population of 726 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students726 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Dyersburg High School is ranked within the top 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 Dyersburg High School is 0.58, 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
#533 out of 1684 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
37%
22%
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White
53%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.580.55
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDyersburg School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dyersburg High School is Dyer County High School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Three Oaks Middle School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dyersburg Three Oaks Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 470 students
    1.5 miles
    3200 Upper Finley St
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731) 285-3100
    1.5 6-8 470
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg Intermediate School Math: 37% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 601 students
    2.0 miles
    725 Tibbs St
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731) 286-3620
    2 3-5 601
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 751 students
    3.1 miles
    1425 Frank Maynard Dr
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731) 286-3615
    3.1 PK-2 751
  • Dyersburg Dyersburg Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 585 students
    3.2 miles
    400 Frank Maynard Dr
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731) 286-3625
    3.2 6-8 585
  • Finley Finley Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    3.8 miles
    72 Poplar Street
    Finley, TN 38030
    (731) 285-7050
    3.8 PK-5 303

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