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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 162 public elementary schools in Shelby County School District, serving 81,822 students.
  • Public elementary school in Shelby County School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Tennessee public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 34% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Tennessee.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in Shelby County School District are Campus Elementary School, Maxine Smith Steam Academy and Richland Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public elementary school average of 38% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee public elementary school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameShelby County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.scsk12.org
School District Phone Number(901)321-2500
School District Grades OfferedPK - 09
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
# of Schools162 Schools1,422 Schools
# of Students81,822 Students716,351 Students
# of Teachers5,155 Teachers46,122 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 144 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shelby 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)
21%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shelby 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
80%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Shelby County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.430.56
# of American Indian Students86 Students1,161 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1,054 Students14,114 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students12,393 Students77,736 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
11%
# of Black Students60,228 Students157,807 Students
% Black Students
74%
22%
# of White Students6,060 Students442,912 Students
% White Students
8%
62%
# of Hawaiian Students52 Students775 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,949 Students21,846 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3,29127,367
# of Students in Kindergarten:8,89175,165
# of Students in 1st Grade:8,77974,633
# of Students in 2nd Grade:8,55074,145
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8,65474,844
# of Students in 4th Grade:8,77278,085
# of Students in 5th Grade:8,67578,681
# of Students in 6th Grade:8,16576,941
# of Students in 7th Grade:7,63470,909
# of Students in 8th Grade:7,43069,663
# of Students in 9th Grade:9444,337
# of Students in 10th Grade:7703,970
# of Students in 11th Grade:6383,790
# of Students in 12th Grade:6293,821
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,411 is higher than the state average of $8,717. The school district revenue/student has declined by 95% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,682 is higher than the state average of $8,398. The school district spending/student has declined by 95% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$1,470 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Shelby County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$1,500 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Shelby County  School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,411$8,717
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Shelby County  School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,682$8,398
This chart display average spending per public school student in Shelby County  School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Shelby County School District Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • A. B. Hill Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    345 East Olive Ave
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)416-7844

    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
  • A. Maceo Walker Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1900 East Raines Rd
    Memphis, TN 38116
    (901)416-1030

    Grades: 6-8 | 686 students
  • Alcy Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1750 E Alcy Rd
    Memphis, TN 38114
    (901)416-7800

    Grades: PK-5 | 241 students
  • Alton Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2020 Alton Ave
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)416-7430

    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
  • American Way Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3805 American Way
    Memphis, TN 38118
    (901)416-1250

    Grades: 6-8 | 703 students
  • Arrow Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    645 Semmes St
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)207-1891

    Grades: K-3 | 83 students
  • Aspire East Academy Charter School
    6870 Winchester Rd
    Memphis, TN 38115
    (901)567-7086

    Grades: K-2 | 186 students
  • Aurora Collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3804 Given Ave
    Memphis, TN 38122
    (901)249-4615

    Grades: K-5 | 337 students
  • B. T. Washington High School Math: 12% | Reading: 5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    715 S Lauderdale St
    Memphis, TN 38126
    (901)416-7240

    Grades: 6-12 | 487 students
  • Balmoral/ridgeway Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5905 Grosvenor Ave
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901)416-2128

    Grades: K-5 | 311 students
  • Barret's Chapel Elementary Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10280 Godwin Rd
    Arlington, TN 38002
    (901)873-8160

    Grades: K-8 | 569 students
  • Belle Forest Community School Math: 27% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3135 Ridgeway
    Memphis, TN 38115
    (901)416-7200

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,219 student
  • Bellevue Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    575 S Bellevue Blvd
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901)416-4488

    Grades: 6-8 | 551 students
  • Berclair Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    810 N Perkins Rd
    Memphis, TN 38122
    (901)416-8800

    Grades: PK-5 | 666 students
  • Bethel Grove Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2459 Arlington Ave
    Memphis, TN 38114
    (901)416-5012

    Grades: PK-5 | 265 students
  • Brownsville Road Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5292 Banbury Ave
    Memphis, TN 38135
    (901)416-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 553 students
  • Bruce Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    581 S Bellevue Blvd
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901)416-4495

    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
  • Campus Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    535 Zach Curlin
    Memphis, TN 38152
    (901)678-2285

    Grades: 1-5 | 324 students
  • Charjean Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2140 Charjean Rd
    Memphis, TN 38114
    (901)416-5016

    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
  • Cherokee Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3061 Kimball Ave
    Memphis, TN 38114
    (901)416-5028

    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
  • Chickasaw Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4060 Westmont Rd
    Memphis, TN 38109
    (901)416-8134

    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
  • Chimneyrock Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8601 Chimneyrock Blvd
    Cordova, TN 38016
    (901)416-2067

    Grades: PK-5 | 960 students
  • Circles Of Success Learning Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    867 South Parkway East
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)322-7978

    Grades: K-5 | 229 students
  • City University Boys Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1475 E Shelby Dr
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)775-2219

    Grades: 6-8 | 66 students
  • City University School Girls Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1475 E Shelby Dr
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901)775-2219

    Grades: 6-8 | 97 students
  • Colonial Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1370 Colonial Rd
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901)416-8980

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,090 student
  • Cordova Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    750 N Sanga Rd
    Cordova, TN 38018
    (901)416-1700

    Grades: PK-5 | 855 students
  • Cordova Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 N Sanga Rd
    Cordova, TN 38018
    (901)416-2189

    Grades: 6-8 | 723 students
  • Craigmont Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3455 Covington Pike
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901)416-7780

    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
  • Cromwell Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4989 Cromwell Rd
    Memphis, TN 38118
    (901)416-2500

    Grades: K-5 | 517 students
  • Crump Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4405 Crump Rd
    Memphis, TN 38141
    (901)416-1973

    Grades: PK-5 | 634 students
  • Cummings Elementary Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1037 Cummings St
    Memphis, TN 38106
    (901)416-7810

    Grades: PK-8 | 527 students
  • Delano Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1716 Delano Ave
    Memphis, TN 38127
    (901)416-3932

    Grades: K-5 | 241 students
  • Dexter Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7105 Dexter Rd
    Cordova, TN 38016
    (901)373-3526

    Grades: PK-5 | 927 students
  • Dexter Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6998 Raleigh Lagrange Rd
    Cordova, TN 38018
    (901)373-3134

    Grades: 6-8 | 412 students
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