Tenn School For Blind

115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Tenn School For Blind serves 131 students in grades 1-12.
Tenn School For Blind placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Tenn School For Blind ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Tenn School For Blind's student population of 131 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Rankings

Tenn School For Blind 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 Tenn School For Blind is 0.52, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1431 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
10%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
66%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.55
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Graduation Rate
<50%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
48%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTennessee School For Blind School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tenn School For Blind is Mcgavock High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Donelson Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nashville Donelson Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 761 students
    0.0 miles
    110 Stewarts Ferry Pike
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 884-4080
    0 5-8 761
  • Nashville Hickman Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 516 students
    0.0 miles
    112 Stewarts Ferry Pike
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 884-4020
    0 PK-4 516
  • Nashville Strive Collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-7 | 255 students
    1.1 miles
    3055 Lebanon Rd, Suite 300
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 645-6440
    1.1 5-7 255
  • Nashville Mcgavock Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 270 students
    1.5 miles
    275 Mcgavock Pike
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 885-8912
    1.5 PK-4 270
  • Nashville Mcgavock High School Math: 5% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,417 students
    1.7 miles
    3150 Mcgavock Pike
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 885-8850
    1.7 9-12 2,417

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