Rhea Central Elementary School

1005 Delaware Ave
Dayton, TN 37321
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Rhea Central Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 30% in TN
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Rhea Central Elementary School's student population of 589 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Rhea Central Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rhea Central Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#440 out of 1721 schools
(Top 30%)
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35%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rhea Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
Hispanic
22%
13%
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Black
1%
21%
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White
75%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Rhea Central Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rhea Central Elementary School's ranking?
Rhea Central Elementary School is ranked #440 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Rhea Central Elementary School often compared to?
Rhea Central Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dayton City Elementary School, Frazier Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
How many students attend Rhea Central Elementary School?
589 students attend Rhea Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Rhea Central Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rhea Central Elementary School?
Rhea Central Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Rhea Central Elementary School offer ?
Rhea Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Rhea Central Elementary School part of?
Rhea Central Elementary School is part of Rhea County Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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