Lowrance Elementary School

  • Lowrance Elementary School serves 870 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Lowrance Elementary School's student population of 870 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students870 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lowrance Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lowrance Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lowrance Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowrance Elementary School is 0.32, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#129 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowrance Elementary 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)
20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowrance 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
10%
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Black
81%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lowrance Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lowrance Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lowrance Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowrance Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.320.28
This chart display the diversity score of Lowrance Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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