Seymour Middle School
Seymour Middle School serves 593 students in grades 6-8.
Seymour Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 35% (which is equal to 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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).
Seymour Middle School's student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Seymour Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Seymour Middle School is 0.12, 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
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#467 out of 1705 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education
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