Merrol Hyde Magnet School

  • Merrol Hyde Magnet School serves 666 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (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 ≥90% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Merrol Hyde Magnet 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 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%.

Top Placements

Merrol Hyde Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Merrol Hyde Magnet School's student population of 666 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students666 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrol Hyde Magnet 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrol Hyde Magnet School is 0.22, 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)≥90%
17%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
88%
64%
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Diversity Score0.220.28
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSumner County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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