Newberry Elementary School

  • Newberry Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 23% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Newberry Elementary 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 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Newberry Elementary School's student population of 478 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Newberry Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Newberry Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Newberry Elementary 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 Newberry Elementary School is 0.27, which is less 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#1194 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Newberry Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newberry 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newberry 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Newberry Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Newberry Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Newberry Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
84%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Newberry Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newberry Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.270.55
This chart display the diversity score of Newberry Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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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