Selmer Middle School

  • Selmer Middle School serves 422 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Selmer Middle School operates within the Mcnairy County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 422 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 422 students
Selmer Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Selmer Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Selmer Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Selmer Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.31 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 12:1 16:1
Selmer Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Selmer Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Selmer Middle School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
15%
22%
Selmer Middle School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
82%
65%
Selmer Middle School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Selmer Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Selmer Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Selmer Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.31 0.27
Selmer Middle School 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.
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Selmer Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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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Selmer Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Mcnairy County School District's student population of 4,342 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,524 in this district is less than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,698 is less than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Mcnairy County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,342 3,513
Mcnairy County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $32 MM
Mcnairy County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $38 MM $33 MM
Mcnairy County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,524 $9,003
Mcnairy County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,698 $9,420
Mcnairy County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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    0.1 miles
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    1.6 miles
    493 High School Road
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    Grades: PK-8 | 489 students
    5.2 miles
    P. O. Box 38
    Bethel SpringsTN 38315
    (731)934-7288
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    6.8 miles
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