319 Corbin St
Summertown, TN 38483
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Summertown Elementary School serves 683 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Summertown Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 37% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Summertown Elementary School's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Summertown Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Summertown Elementary School is 0.02, 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 Data
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State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#366 out of 1705 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
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22%
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White
99%
63%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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