Obion County School District

1700 North Fifth St
Union City, TN 38261
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,120 students in Obion County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Obion County School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,907 Schools
# Students
3,120 Students
995,698 Students
# Teachers
248 Teachers
64,938 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Obion County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 147 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (TN)
#29 out of 147 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Obion County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
31%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Obion 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 2021-22 school year data.
41%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Obion 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 2021-22 school year data.
91%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Obion County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.27
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,539 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
20,089 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
221 Students
130,619 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
13%
# Black Students
152 Students
205,725 Students
% Black Students
5%
21%
# White Students
2,658 Students
594,766 Students
% White Students
85%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
76 Students
41,895 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
110
29,479
# Students in K Grade:
248
76,204
# Students in 1st Grade:
235
72,380
# Students in 2nd Grade:
199
73,837
# Students in 3rd Grade:
229
73,991
# Students in 4th Grade:
224
73,940
# Students in 5th Grade:
250
73,430
# Students in 6th Grade:
213
73,265
# Students in 7th Grade:
238
74,183
# Students in 8th Grade:
262
77,382
# Students in 9th Grade:
258
81,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
216
75,717
# Students in 11th Grade:
228
72,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
210
68,664
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,640 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,157. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,349 is less than the state median of $11,647. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$36 MM
$12,104 MM
This chart display total revenue of Obion County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$35 MM
$11,597 MM
This chart display total spending of Obion County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$11,640
$12,157
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Obion County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,349
$11,647
This chart display average spending per public school student in Obion County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Obion County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hillcrest Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
605 South Main St
Troy, TN 38260
(731) 536-4222
Grades: PK-8
| 560 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Black Oak Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
365 North Shawtown Rd
Hornbeak, TN 38232
(731) 538-2271
Grades: PK-8
| 233 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
South Fulton Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
209 John C. Jones Pkwy
South Fulton, TN 38257
(731) 479-2304
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #44.
Lake Road Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1130 East Highway 22
Union City, TN 38261
(731) 885-5304
Grades: PK-8
| 559 students
Rank: #55.
South Fulton Middle / High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1302 South Fulton Dr
South Fulton, TN 38257
(731) 479-1441
Grades: 6-12
| 326 students
Rank: #66.
Ridgemont Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1285 N Highway 45 By - Pass
Union City, TN 38261
(731) 536-5171
Grades: PK-8
| 407 students
Rank: #77.
Obion County Central High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
528 North Highway 51
Troy, TN 38260
(731) 536-4688
Grades: 9-12
| 732 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Obion County School District?
Obion County School District manages 7 public schools serving 3,120 students.
What is the rank of Obion County School District?
Obion County School District is ranked #32 out of 147 school districts in Tennessee (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Tennessee school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Obion County School District?
85% of Obion County School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Obion County School District?
Obion County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What is Obion County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,349 is less than the state median of $11,647. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,120 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 91% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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