Sam Houston Elementary School

  • Sam Houston Elementary School serves 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sam Houston Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sam Houston Elementary School's student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sam Houston Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sam Houston Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#116 out of 1636 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
89%
63%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sam Houston Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.210.54
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaryville School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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