John Early Middle School

1000 Cass St
Nashville, TN 37208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 181 students in grades 6-8, John Early Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 181 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in TN
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

John Early Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

John Early Middle School's student population of 181 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

John Early Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of John Early Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#1678 out of 1721 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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3%
28%
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5%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
86%
21%
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White
2%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John Early Middle School's ranking?
John Early Middle School is ranked #1678 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are John Early Middle School often compared to?
John Early Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Head Middle School, Rose Park Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
How many students attend John Early Middle School?
181 students attend John Early Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of John Early Middle School students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John Early Middle School?
John Early Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does John Early Middle School offer ?
John Early Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John Early Middle School part of?
John Early Middle School is part of Davidson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 181 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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