Kingsbury High School

  • Kingsbury High School serves 1,357 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kingsbury High School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Kingsbury High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Kingsbury High School's student population of 1,357 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kingsbury High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kingsbury High School is 0.62, which is more 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 Testing Rank#1627 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
52%
10%
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Black
33%
22%
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White
10%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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 Kingsbury High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.620.55
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Graduation Rate
66%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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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