Shelbyville Central High School

  • Shelbyville Central High School serves 1,497 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shelbyville Central High 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 21:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Shelbyville Central High School's student population of 1,497 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shelbyville Central High 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shelbyville Central High School is 0.61, which is more 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 School Rank#1537 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
32%
10%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
53%
63%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.55
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Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBedford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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