Ripley Primary

  • Ripley Primary serves 778 students in grades PK-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Ripley Primary operates within the Lauderdale County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 778 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 778 students
Ripley Primary Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ripley Primary Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Ripley Primary Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Ripley Primary Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Ripley Primary Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Ripley Primary Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
54%
22%
Ripley Primary Black Students (1988-2015)
White
40%
65%
Ripley Primary White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ripley Primary Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Ripley Primary Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.55 0.27
Ripley Primary Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Ripley Primary 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.
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Ripley Primary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Lauderdale County School District's student population of 4,541 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,382 in this district is less than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,486 is less than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,541 3,513
Lauderdale County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $31 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $40 MM $30 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,382 $8,756
Lauderdale County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,486 $8,531
Lauderdale County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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  • RipleyLauderdale Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 710 students
    0.3 miles
    309 Charles Griggs Av
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-1391
    0.36-8710
  • RipleyNew Beginnings Child Development Center
    Grades: PK
    1.3 miles
    313 South Washington St
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-8480
    1.3PKn/a
  • RipleyRipley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 903 students
    1.3 miles
    254 Jefferson St
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-2642
    1.39-12903
  • RipleyRipley Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 689 students
    1.9 miles
    100 Highway 19, East Av
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)221-3066
    1.93-5689
  • CovingtonCovington High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 790 students
    12.7 miles
    803 South College
    CovingtonTN 38019
    (901)475-5853
    12.78-12790

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