E.l. Ross Elementary School

  • E.l. Ross Elementary School serves 381 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 41% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • E.l. Ross Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

E.l. Ross Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • E.l. Ross Elementary School's student population of 381 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • E.l. Ross Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of E.l. Ross Elementary School is 0.59, 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 School Rank (16-17)#324 out of 1636 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
22%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in E.l. Ross Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
22%
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White
59%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in E.l. Ross Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.590.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCleveland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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