J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School

  • J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School serves 588 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 49% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School's student population of 588 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008, 2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students588 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School is 0.04, 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)#193 out of 1636 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School 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)
49%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Black
98%
22%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.040.55
This chart display the diversity score of J. P. Freeman Elementary Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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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