Getwell Elementary School

  • Getwell Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 57%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 51%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Getwell 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Getwell Elementary School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students429 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Getwell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Getwell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,627 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Getwell Elementary School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Getwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Getwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Getwell Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Getwell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Getwell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
80%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Getwell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
n/a
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Getwell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Getwell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.330.28
This chart display the diversity score of Getwell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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