182 West 4th St
Parsons, TN 38363
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Parsons Elementary School serves 397 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Parsons Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 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 Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Parsons Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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School Overview

Parsons Elementary School's student population of 397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Parsons Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Parsons Elementary School is 0.22, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#485 out of 1705 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
88%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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