Liberty Bell Middle School

718 Morningside Dr
Johnson City, TN 37604
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Liberty Bell Middle School serves 1,142 students in grades 7-8.
Liberty Bell 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 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Liberty Bell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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School Overview

Liberty Bell Middle School's student population of 1,142 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
1,142 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Liberty Bell Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Liberty Bell Middle School is 0.53, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#287 out of 1721 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
13%
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Black
10%
21%
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White
66%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Liberty Bell Middle School's ranking?
Liberty Bell Middle School is ranked #287 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
How many students attend Liberty Bell Middle School?
1,142 students attend Liberty Bell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Liberty Bell Middle School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Liberty Bell Middle School?
Liberty Bell Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Liberty Bell Middle School offer ?
Liberty Bell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Liberty Bell Middle School part of?
Liberty Bell Middle School is part of Johnson City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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