Poplar Grove 5-8

  • Poplar Grove 5-8 serves 390 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 55% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Poplar Grove 5-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Poplar Grove 5-8's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poplar Grove 5-8's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poplar Grove 5-8 is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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#129 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
10%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
58%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poplar Grove 5-8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.570.28
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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 NameFranklin SSD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Franklin Poplar Grove K-4
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    0.0 miles
    2959 Del Rio Pk
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615)790-4720
    0.0 PK-4 399
  • Franklin Freedom Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 522 students
    0.4 miles
    750 Hwy 96 West
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615)794-0987
    0.4 7-8 522
  • Franklin Franklin High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1763 students
    0.7 miles
    810 Hillsboro Rd
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615)472-4450
    0.7 9-12 1763
  • Franklin Freedom Intermediate
    Grades: 5-6 | 595 students
    0.8 miles
    840 Glass La
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615)790-4718
    0.8 5-6 595
  • Franklin Johnson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    815 Glass La
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615)794-4837
    0.9 PK-4 348

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I so love pgs I'm going into 7th grade and I'm hoping it well be a good year
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5  
I love PGS! I am currently a 7th grader at this school and couldn't be happier!
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5  
I love this school! I am a current student at PGS and it is amazing. I think the highschool credit classes open a lot of opportunities to us. Also I know some schools don's give you an option to take band, strings, or chorus. It's a great school and I'm glad I go there.
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