Keystone Elementary School

  • Keystone Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 17%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Keystone Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%.

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School Overview

  • Keystone Elementary School's student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Keystone Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 573 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Keystone Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rankn/a
4%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
17%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Keystone Elementary 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
93%
22%
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White
1%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Keystone Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Keystone Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.130.28
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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