Holice Powell Elementary School

  • Holice Powell Elementary School serves 286 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Holice Powell Elementary School operates within the Dyer County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 286 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 286 students
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Holice Powell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Holice Powell Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Holice Powell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Holice Powell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
8%
Holice Powell Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
1%
22%
Holice Powell Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
92%
65%
Holice Powell Elementary School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Holice Powell Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Holice Powell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.27
Holice Powell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Holice Powell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dyer County School District's student population of 3,994 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,496 in this district is less than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,776 is higher than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dyer County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 3,994 3,513
Dyer County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $31 MM
Dyer County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $34 MM $30 MM
Dyer County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,496 $8,756
Dyer County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,776 $8,531
Dyer County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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