Southern Avenue Middle School (Closed 2018)

Southern Avenue Middle School served 159 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20% (which was lower than the Tennessee state average of 57%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 27% (which was lower than the Tennessee state average of 51%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 was higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
159 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Southern Avenue Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
20%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Avenue Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
27%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Avenue Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southern Avenue Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(15-16)
n/a
3%
Hispanic
(15-16)
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southern Avenue Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
(15-16)
97%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southern Avenue Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
(15-16)
n/a
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southern Avenue Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
n/a
2%
Diversity Score
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Southern Avenue Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (13-14)
75%
51%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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