Riceville Elementary School

Tel: (423)462-2294
Grades PK-8
724 students
Riceville Elementary School serves 724 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Riceville Elementary School operates within the Mcminn County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 724 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 724 students
Riceville Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Riceville Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Riceville Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Riceville Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Riceville Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.18 0.26
Riceville Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
51%
Riceville Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
7%
Riceville Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Mcminn County School District's student population of 5,926 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,252 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,306 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Mcminn County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
8
Number of Students Managed 5,926 3,515
Mcminn County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $30 MM
Mcminn County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $45 MM $29 MM
Mcminn County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,252 $8,707
Mcminn County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,306 $8,563
Mcminn County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Mcminn High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Athens City Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rogers Creek Elementary School (4.3 miles away)
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  • AthensMcminn High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1478 students
    4.1 miles
    2215 Congress Parkway
    AthensTN 37303
    (423)745-4142
    4.19-121478
  • AthensRogers Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 362 students
    4.3 miles
    137 County 82 Rd
    AthensTN 37303
    (423)745-2123
    4.3PK-8362
  • AthensAthens City Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 506 students
    5.4 miles
    200 Keith La
    AthensTN 37303
    (423)745-1177
    5.46-8506
  • AthensCity Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 369 students
    5.4 miles
    203 Keith La
    AthensTN 37303
    (423)745-3862
    5.4PK-2369
  • AthensWestside Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 231 students
    5.6 miles
    700 Westside St
    AthensTN 37303
    (423)745-4721
    5.63-5231

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