Bedford County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,754 students in Bedford County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Bedford County School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bedford County School District are Thomas Magnet, Cascade Elementary School and Cascade Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bedford County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Bedford County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bedford County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 09
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,773 Schools
# Students
8,754 Students
998,594 Students
# Teachers
531 Teachers
63,297 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Bedford County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#126 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bedford County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bedford County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bedford County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bedford County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.55
# American Indian Students
24 Students
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
63 Students
19,790 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
2,060 Students
103,001 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
10%
# Black Students
719 Students
218,072 Students
% Black Students
8%
22%
# White Students
5,534 Students
627,730 Students
% White Students
63%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
349 Students
27,257 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
134
28,301
# Students in K Grade:
609
75,188
# Students in 1st Grade:
657
74,335
# Students in 2nd Grade:
654
73,824
# Students in 3rd Grade:
694
74,700
# Students in 4th Grade:
727
77,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
751
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
694
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
706
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
640
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
677
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
618
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
645
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
548
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,479 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,253. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,117 is less than the state median of $10,022. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$83 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bedford County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$80 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Bedford County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,479
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bedford County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,117
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bedford County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Bedford County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thomas Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
515 Tate Avenue
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-6818
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #22.
Cascade Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2998 Fairfield Pike
Wartrace, TN 37183
(931) 389-0031
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #33.
Cascade Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1165 Bell Buckle Wartrace Rd
Wartrace, TN 37183
(931) 389-9389
Grades: 6-8
| 350 students
Rank: #44.
Cascade High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1165 Bell Bckle/wartrace
Wartrace, TN 37183
(931) 389-9389
Grades: 9-12
| 475 students
Rank: #55.
Community Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3480 Highway 41a
Unionville, TN 37180
(931) 685-1417
Grades: PK-5
| 700 students
Rank: #66.
Community Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3470 Hwy 41a Rd
Unionville, TN 37180
(931) 685-1426
Grades: 6-8
| 405 students
Rank: #77.
Community High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Community Crossing
Unionville, TN 37180
(931) 685-1418
Grades: 9-12
| 516 students
Rank: #88.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Snell Rd
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-7809
Grades: PK-8
| 752 students
Rank: #99.
Shelbyville Central High School
Math: 6% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Eagle Blvd
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-5672
Grades: 9-12
| 1,497 students
Rank: #1010.
East Side Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
421 Elliott St
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-7112
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1111.
South Side Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
903 Cannon Blvd
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-7545
Grades: PK-5
| 382 students
Rank: #1212.
Harris Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
570 Eagle Blvd
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-5195
Grades: 6-8
| 1,031 students
Rank: #1313.
Eakin Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Glenoaks Rd
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-7852
Grades: PK-5
| 682 students
Rank: #1414.
Learning Way Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Learning Way Dr
Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 685-1425
Grades: K-5
| 540 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 8,754 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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