Head Middle School

  • Head Middle School serves 582 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Head Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Head Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Head Middle School's student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Head Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Head Middle School is 0.55, which is equal to 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#173 out of 1684 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.550.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Head Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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