Middle College High School

  • Middle College High School serves 300 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Middle College High School's student population of 300 students has grown by 51% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middle College High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Middle College High School is 0.24, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#248 out of 573 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
87%
22%
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White
7%
63%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middle College High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.240.28
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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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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