Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms

  • Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms serves 170 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms's student population of 170 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students170 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms is 0.02, which is less than 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 School Rank (16-17)#1478 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms 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)10-14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms 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 Ratio10:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
99%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ida B. Wells Academy Es/ms. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.020.55
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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