Rutherford County Virtual School

1098 Espey Dr
Smyrna, TN 37167
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 461 students in grades 3-12, Rutherford County Virtual School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-12
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 33:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rutherford County Virtual School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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School Overview

Rutherford County Virtual School's student population of 461 students has grown by 351% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Rutherford County Virtual School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rutherford County Virtual School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#529 out of 1721 schools
(Top 50%)
15-19%
28%
50-54%
30%
Student : Teacher Ratio
33:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
26%
21%
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White
56%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Rutherford County Virtual School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
88%
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rutherford County Virtual School's ranking?
Rutherford County Virtual School is ranked #529 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Rutherford County Virtual School?
The graduation rate of Rutherford County Virtual School is 80%, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 88%.
How many students attend Rutherford County Virtual School?
461 students attend Rutherford County Virtual School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Rutherford County Virtual School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rutherford County Virtual School?
Rutherford County Virtual School has a student ration of 33:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Rutherford County Virtual School offer ?
Rutherford County Virtual School offers enrollment in grades 3-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Rutherford County Virtual School part of?
Rutherford County Virtual School is part of Rutherford County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-12
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 33:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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