Ripley Elementary School

  • Ripley Elementary School serves 624 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ripley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ripley Elementary School's student population of 624 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ripley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ripley Elementary School is 0.55, which is equal to 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 School Rank#1129 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
53%
22%
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White
41%
63%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLauderdale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ripley Ripley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 843 students
    0.8 miles
    254 Jefferson St
    Ripley, TN 38063
    (731)635-2642
    0.8 9-12 843
  • Ripley Ripley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 630 students
    1.7 miles
    309 Charles Griggs Ave
    Ripley, TN 38063
    (731)635-1391
    1.7 6-8 630
  • Ripley Ripley Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 730 students
    1.9 miles
    225 Volz Rd
    Ripley, TN 38063
    (731)635-0691
    1.9 PK-2 730
  • Halls Halls High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 445 students
    11.9 miles
    800 West Tigrett St
    Halls, TN 38040
    (731)836-9642
    11.9 9-12 445
  • Halls Halls Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 185 students
    11.9 miles
    800 West Tigrett St
    Halls, TN 38040
    (731)836-5579
    11.9 7-8 185

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