Percy Priest Elementary School

  • Percy Priest Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (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 74% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Percy Priest Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Percy Priest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Percy Priest Elementary School's student population of 521 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Percy Priest Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Percy Priest Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. 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#15 out of 1636 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
87%
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 Percy Priest Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.240.54
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavidson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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