1620 Hamilton Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Richard Hardy Memorial School serves 272 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Richard Hardy Memorial School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Richard Hardy Memorial School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Richard Hardy Memorial School's student population of 272 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Richard Hardy Memorial 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 Richard Hardy Memorial School is 0.22, 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
#871 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
88%
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
0.22
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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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 (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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