Parris South Elementary School

  • Parris South Elementary School serves 475 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 24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Parris South 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Parris South Elementary School's student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parris South 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 Parris South Elementary School is 0.26, 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#1183 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
86%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parris South Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.260.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Parris South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parris South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHardin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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