Smyrna Elementary School

1001 Sam Davis Rd
Smyrna, TN 37167
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Smyrna Elementary School serves 819 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Smyrna Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 23% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Smyrna Elementary School's student population of 819 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students819 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Rankings

Smyrna Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Smyrna Elementary School is 0.68, 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 Testing Rank
#914 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
46%
10%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
30%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.680.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Smyrna Elementary School is Smyrna High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Smyrna Middle School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Smyrna Smyrna Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 892 students
    1.3 miles
    712 Hazelwood Dr
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 904-3845
    1.3 6-8 892
  • Smyrna Smyrna Primary Math: 34% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 646 students
    1.4 miles
    200 Walnut St
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 459-3161
    1.4 PK-5 646
  • Smyrna Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 782 students
    1.6 miles
    221 Todd Ln
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 904-6715
    1.6 K-8 782
  • Smyrna David Youree Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 796 students
    1.7 miles
    250 Todd Ln
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 459-3492
    1.7 PK-5 796
  • Smyrna John Colemon Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
    1.8 miles
    1098 Espey Dr
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 904-6740
    1.8 PK-5 604

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