Davidson County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 160 public schools serving 84,405 students in Davidson 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 Davidson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (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 Davidson County School District are Glendale Elementary School, Julia Green Elementary School and Lockeland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Davidson County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Davidson 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
Davidson 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
160 Schools
1,773 Schools
# Students
84,405 Students
998,594 Students
# Teachers
5,081 Teachers
63,297 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Davidson 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 82% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#124 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Davidson County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Davidson 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 Davidson 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
82%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Davidson 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
0.70
0.55
# American Indian Students
114 Students
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3,478 Students
19,790 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
20,878 Students
103,001 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
10%
# Black Students
33,796 Students
218,072 Students
% Black Students
40%
22%
# White Students
24,410 Students
627,730 Students
% White Students
29%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
84 Students
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,645 Students
27,257 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,597
28,301
# Students in K Grade:
6,905
75,188
# Students in 1st Grade:
7,016
74,335
# Students in 2nd Grade:
6,974
73,824
# Students in 3rd Grade:
6,809
74,700
# Students in 4th Grade:
7,194
77,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
6,585
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
6,277
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
5,960
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,702
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,730
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,803
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,616
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,237
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,170 is higher 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 $14,779 is higher 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
$1,112 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Davidson 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
$1,247 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Davidson 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
$13,170
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Davidson 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
$14,779
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Davidson 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 Davidson County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Glendale Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
800 Thompson Ave
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 279-7970
Grades: PK-4
| 430 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Julia Green Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3500 Hobbs Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8082
Grades: PK-4
| 428 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Lockeland Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
105 South 17th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 258-1330
Grades: K-4
| 303 students
Rank: #44.
Meigs Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
713 Ramsey St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 271-3222
Grades: 5-8
| 686 students
Rank: #55.
Percy Priest Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 Otter Creek Rd
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 298-8416
Grades: PK-4
| 536 students
Rank: #66.
Martin Luther King Junior School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
613 17th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-8400
Grades: 7-12
| 1,226 students
Rank: #77.
Hume - Fogg High School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(6)
700 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 291-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 894 students
Rank: #88.
Valor Flagship Academy
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4527 Nollensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 823-7982
Grades: 5-8
| 485 students
Rank: #99.
Valor Voyager Academy
Charter School
Math: 80% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4527 Nolensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 823-7982
Grades: 5-8
| 489 students
Rank: #1010.
Crieve Hall Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
498 Hogan Rd
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 333-5059
Grades: PK-4
| 455 students
Rank: #1111.
Harpeth Valley Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7840 Learning Ln
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 662-3015
Grades: PK-4
| 757 students
Rank: #1212.
Nashville Classical
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1310 Ordway
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 538-5841
Grades: K-4
| 377 students
Rank: #1313.
Granbery Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5501 Hill Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 333-5112
Grades: PK-4
| 727 students
Rank: #1414.
Dan Mills Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4106 Kennedy Ave
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 262-6677
Grades: PK-4
| 539 students
Rank: #1515.
Eakin Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2500 Fairfax Ave
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 298-8076
Grades: PK-4
| 575 students
Rank: #1616.
Sylvan Park Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4801 Utah Ave
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 298-8423
Grades: PK-4
| 459 students
Rank: #1717.
Head Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1830 Jo Johnston Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-8160
Grades: 5-8
| 582 students
Rank: #1818.
Purpose Prep
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
220 Venture Cir
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 724-0705
Grades: K-4
| 341 students
Rank: #1919.
John Trotwood Moore Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4425 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 298-8095
Grades: 5-8
| 670 students
Rank: #2020.
May Werthan Shayne Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6217 Nolensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 332-3020
Grades: PK-4
| 746 students
Rank: #2121.
Waverly-belmont Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2301 10th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 800-7690
Grades: PK-4
| 480 students
Rank: #2222.
Joelton Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7141 Whites Creek Pike
Joelton, TN 37080
(615) 876-5110
Grades: PK-4
| 259 students
Rank: #2323.
Westmeade Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6641 Clearbrook Dr
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 353-2066
Grades: PK-4
| 405 students
Rank: #2424.
Rose Park Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1025 9th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 291-6405
Grades: 5-8
| 432 students
Rank: #2525.
Gower Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
650 Old Hickory Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 353-2012
Grades: PK-4
| 637 students
Rank: #2626.
West End Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3529 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 298-8425
Grades: 5-8
| 488 students
Rank: #2727.
Mnps Virtual School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4805 Park Ave, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 259-4636
Grades: 6-12
| 98 students
Rank: #2828.
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
110 Shute Ln
Old Hickory, TN 37138
(615) 847-7317
Grades: PK-4
| 530 students
Rank: #2929.
Stanford Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2417 Maplecrest Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 885-8822
Grades: PK-4
| 397 students
Rank: #3030.
Kipp Academy Nashville
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
123 Douglas Ave
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-4484
Grades: 5-8
| 363 students
Rank: #3131.
Rocketship United
Charter School
Math: 48% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
320 Plus Park Blvd
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 712-7499
Grades: K-4
| 530 students
Rank: #3232.
East End Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1460 Mcgavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37216
(615) 630-7470
Grades: K-6
| 750 students
Rank: #3333.
Kipp Nashville College Prep
Charter School
Math: 52% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
3410 Knight Rd
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-4484
Grades: 5-8
| 343 students
Rank: #3434.
Pennington Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2817 Donna Hill Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 885-8918
Grades: PK-4
| 290 students
Rank: #3535.
Norman Binkley Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4700 West Longdale Dr
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 333-5037
Grades: PK-4
| 562 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 84,405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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