330 Melrose St
Maryville, TN 37803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sam Houston Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Sam Houston 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sam Houston Elementary School's student population of 504 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Sam Houston Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sam Houston Elementary School is 0.22, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#69 out of 1705 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
88%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 504 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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