Getwell Elementary School

  • Getwell Elementary School serves 368 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Getwell Elementary School's student population of 368 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students368 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Getwell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Getwell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Getwell Elementary School is 0.35, which is less 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)#1530 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
18%
10%
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Black
79%
22%
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White
n/a
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 Getwell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.350.55
This chart display the diversity score of Getwell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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