217 South 10th St
Nashville, TN 37206
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Explore Community School serves 227 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
Explore Community 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Explore Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Explore Community School's student population of 227 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
227 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Explore Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Explore Community 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 Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1368 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Explore Community School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
43%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Explore Community School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
49%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Explore Community School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Explore Community School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Explore Community School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 20%)

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