Head Middle School

  • Head Middle School serves 561 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 45% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Head Middle School's student population of 561 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Head Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Head Middle School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
59%
22%
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White
28%
63%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Head Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.570.28
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Head Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavidson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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