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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races(15-16)
Eligible for Free Lunch (13-14)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education
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