Rhea Central Elementary School

  • Rhea Central Elementary School serves 659 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Rhea Central Elementary School's student population of 659 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students659 students
This chart display total students of Rhea Central Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Rhea Central Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Rhea Central Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rhea Central Elementary School is 0.38, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
36%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhea Central Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rhea Central Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rhea Central Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rhea Central Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rhea Central Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rhea Central Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.380.28
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRhea County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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