Howard Elementary School

  • Howard Elementary School serves 521 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 35%.
  • Howard Elementary School operates within the Sumner County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 521 students has grown by 25% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 521 students
Howard Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Howard Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Howard Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Howard Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Howard Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Howard Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
13%
8%
Howard Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
20%
22%
Howard Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
65%
65%
Howard Elementary School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Howard Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Howard Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.53 0.27
Howard 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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Howard 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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Howard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Sumner County School District's student population of 28,856 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,881 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 $7,728 is less than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sumner County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
8
Number of Students Managed 28,856 3,513
Sumner County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $224 MM $31 MM
Sumner County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $220 MM $30 MM
Sumner County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $7,881 $8,756
Sumner County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $7,728 $8,531
Sumner 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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