Sheffield Elementary School

  • Sheffield Elementary School serves 611 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sheffield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Sheffield Elementary School's student population of 611 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 68% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students611 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sheffield Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheffield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sheffield Elementary School is 0.49, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1595 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
35%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sheffield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
63%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sheffield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sheffield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sheffield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sheffield Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.490.55
This chart display the diversity score of Sheffield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sheffield Elementary School is Shrine School (0.2 miles away)
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