Ida B Wells Academy

  • Ida B Wells Academy serves 178 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Ida B Wells Academy's student population of 178 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ida B Wells Academy's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ida B Wells Academy is 0.00, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
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 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 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 and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
100%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ida B Wells Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ida B Wells Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Scoren/a0.55
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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