Sycamore Elementary School
Sycamore Elementary School serves 899 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sycamore Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 56% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Sycamore Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Sycamore Elementary School's student population of 899 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sycamore Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Sycamore Elementary School is 0.75, 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 Data
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#129 out of 1705 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education
Very good school teachers weren't meant they taught the 2019 students well, but my only negative about the school is not enough HOMEWORK and they don't teach grammar at all! 5th homework was fine but they need to give their students more homework and I think this is a 4/5 school.
Students like me have no say in anything at school, 3 people decide the fate for over 800 students. Practically no extracurricular activities. Teachers and other figures of power need to listen to and not ignore students. Content above average, but did most work before.
Location is nice and tucked away, teachers so far so good; really works with my son on his speech and anything else he falls behind in. He is just starting out in K, I am very unhappy with the buses at the beginning of the year, I can understand that it well take a little while to get up and running. We were waiting for a month for the bus to be assigned even though we watched it pass a lot. The first day he was able to get on a bus he was put on the wrong one, we repeatedly called the school with either no answer or told just to wait he was on his bus. By 5:15pm I was on my way to the school and as I was pulling in got the call that he had been on a wrong bus, crying and upset child always equals a unhappy parent. Later found out my son was being bullied and nothing being done, he is a small child to begin with; he Has speech delay so he crys when he can't understand then would be yelled at an then more crying. After being in school for a long time a few days before winter break was told they didn't have his ss card or shot record which I remember watching them make copies and putting into his folder were now missing! Months into the school year and you just now notice?! Sent in we had on file but placed note that durning a move of sorts we had misplaced records and that if it was the wrong one to call and I would have a new one given. Wht happened to his ss card? They can not comment on what could have happened, that is very important information! The bus , and records being misplaced, bullying kids that can not understand? That is what kind of school this is. I know some people love this school and my parents loved it for my little brother, but so far I am outraged and very disappointed.
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