Richland Elementary School

  • Richland Elementary School serves 806 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Richland Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Richland Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Richland Elementary School's student population of 806 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students806 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richland Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Richland Elementary School is 0.58, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#52 out of 1684 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
60%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richland Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.580.55
This chart display the diversity score of Richland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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