Dyer County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by Dyer County School District serving 3,927 students in Newbern, Tennessee.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Dyer County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Newbern Dyer County High School
    1000 West Main St
    Newbern, TN 38059
    (731)627-2229

    Grades: 9-12 | 1207 students
  • Dyersburg Fifth Consolidated School
    2150 Millsfield Hw
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731)285-2840

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Finley Finley Elementary School
    72 Poplar Street
    Finley, TN 38030
    (731)285-7050

    Grades: PK-5 | 294 students
  • Dyersburg Holice Powell Elementary School
    988 Highway 210 South
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731)285-1994

    Grades: PK-5 | 232 students
  • Newbern Newbern Elementary School
    401 North York St
    Newbern, TN 38059
    (731)627-2139

    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
  • Newbern Northview Middle School
    820 Williams St
    Newbern, TN 38059
    (731)627-3713

    Grades: 6-8 | 450 students
  • Dyersburg Three Oaks Middle School
    3200 Upper Finley St
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731)285-3100

    Grades: 6-8 | 457 students
  • Trimble Trimble Elementary School
    256 College St
    Trimble, TN 38259
    (731)297-5512

    Grades: PK-5 | 171 students

Overview

School District NameDyer County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,927 students
# of Teachers233 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students1,996 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,931 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.20
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students3 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students128 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students243 students
% Black Students
6%
# of White Students3,507 students
% White Students
89%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students43 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:153
# of Students in Kindergarten:258
# of Students in 1st Grade:270
# of Students in 2nd Grade:254
# of Students in 3rd Grade:276
# of Students in 4th Grade:330
# of Students in 5th Grade:272
# of Students in 6th Grade:310
# of Students in 7th Grade:322
# of Students in 8th Grade:275
# of Students in 9th Grade:324
# of Students in 10th Grade:308
# of Students in 11th Grade:298
# of Students in 12th Grade:277
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Dyer County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 99% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dyer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dyer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dyer County School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $7,909 in this school district is less than the state average of $8,897. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,181 is less than the state average of $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$31 MM$31 MM
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Spending$32 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Dyer County School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$7,909$8,897
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dyer County School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,181$8,572
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dyer County School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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