2817 Donna Hill Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Pennington Elementary School serves 250 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Pennington Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pennington Elementary School's student population of 250 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Pennington Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Pennington Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#744 out of 1705 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
25%
12%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
47%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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