Goodlett Elementary School

  • Goodlett Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 18% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Goodlett 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Goodlett Elementary School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Goodlett Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Goodlett Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Goodlett Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Testing Rank#1303 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
45%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Goodlett Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
52%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Goodlett Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Goodlett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Goodlett Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.530.55
This chart display the diversity score of Goodlett Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Goodlett Elementary School is Sheffield High School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Shrine School (0.5 miles away)
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