Highland Oaks Middle School

  • Highland Oaks Middle School serves 791 students in grades 2-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 15% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher 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%.

School Overview

  • Highland Oaks Middle School's student population of 791 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-8
Total Students791 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Highland Oaks Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Oaks Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Oaks Middle School is 0.28, which is equal to 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#129 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Oaks Middle 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Oaks Middle 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Highland Oaks Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Oaks Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
84%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Oaks Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Oaks Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Oaks Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.280.28
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Oaks Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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