Holice Powell Elementary School

  • Holice Powell Elementary School serves 232 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 40-44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Holice Powell Elementary School's student population of 232 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students232 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Holice Powell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holice Powell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holice Powell Elementary School is 0.17, which is less 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)65-69%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Holice Powell Elementary 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 Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
91%
63%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holice Powell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.170.28
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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 Holice Powell Elementary 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 NameDyer County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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