1859 S Jefferson St
Cookeville, TN 38506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Prescott South Middle School serves 792 students in grades 5-8.
Prescott South Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Prescott South Middle School's student population of 792 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Prescott South Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Prescott South Middle School is 0.33, 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
#968 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
10%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
81%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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: 5-8
  • Students: 792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Top 50%)

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