Sumner County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 49 public schools serving 29,636 students in Sumner County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Sumner County School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sumner County School District are Merrol Hyde Magnet School, Jack Anderson Elementary School and Indian Lake Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sumner County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Sumner 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
49 Schools
1,774 Schools
# Students
29,636 Students
998,935 Students
# Teachers
1,912 Teachers
63,326 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Sumner County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 95% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#11 out of 146 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sumner County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sumner 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)
44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sumner 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
95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sumner 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
0.38
0.55
# American Indian Students
75 Students
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
542 Students
19,795 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
2,299 Students
103,087 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
10%
# Black Students
3,092 Students
218,208 Students
% Black Students
10%
22%
# White Students
23,015 Students
627,837 Students
% White Students
78%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
45 Students
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
568 Students
27,264 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
315
28,326
# Students in K Grade:
2,111
75,244
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,186
74,402
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,229
73,880
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,249
74,763
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,353
78,010
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,387
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,331
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,263
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,293
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,311
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,237
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,172
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,199
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,326 in this school district is less than the state median of $9,944. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,992 is less than the state median of $9,674. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$276 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sumner County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$267 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Sumner County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,326
$9,944
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sumner County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,992
$9,674
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sumner County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Sumner County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
128 Township Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6543
Grades: K-12
| 654 students
Rank: #22.
Jack Anderson Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
250 Shutes Ln
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-5830
Grades: K-5
| 857 students
Rank: #33.
Indian Lake Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Indian Lake Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-6810
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #44.
Dr. William Burrus Elementary At Drakes Creek
Math: 76% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1336 Drakes Creek Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 338-7142
Grades: PK-5
| 509 students
Rank: #55.
Station Camp Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1020 Bison Trl
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 230-0387
Grades: PK-5
| 1,041 students
Rank: #66.
Beech Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3120 Long Hollow Pike
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #77.
Robert E Ellis Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Indian Lake Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 264-6093
Grades: 6-8
| 713 students
Rank: #88.
T. W. Hunter Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2101 New Hope Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 822-4720
Grades: 6-8
| 639 students
Rank: #99.
Union Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
516 Carson St
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-0737
Grades: PK-5
| 541 students
Rank: #1010.
Madison Creek Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1040 Madison Creek Rd
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
(615) 859-4991
Grades: PK-5
| 686 students
Rank: #1111.
Station Camp Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
281 Big Station Camp Blvd
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 206-0116
Grades: 6-8
| 873 students
Rank: #1212.
Oakmont Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3323 Highway 76
Cottontown, TN 37048
(615) 325-5313
Grades: K-5
| 125 students
Rank: #1313.
Walton Ferry Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
732 Walton Ferry Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-3217
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1414.
Clyde Riggs Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
211 Fountain Head Rd
Portland, TN 37148
(615) 325-2391
Grades: K-5
| 246 students
Rank: #1515.
Nannie Berry Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
138 Indian Lake Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 822-3123
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #1616.
Lakeside Park Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
204 Dolphus Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-5151
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #1717.
Harold B. Williams Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 South Palmer Chapel Rd
White House, TN 37188
(615) 672-6432
Grades: PK-4
| 688 students
Rank: #1818.
E B Wilson
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
695 E Main St Rd
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 451-5418
Grades: 4-12
| 105 students
Rank: #1919.
Westmoreland Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4178 Hawkins Dr
Westmoreland, TN 37186
(615) 644-2340
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students
Rank: #2020.
Station Camp High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1040 Bison Trl
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 451-6551
Grades: 9-12
| 1,619 students
Rank: #2121.
Hendersonville High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
123 Cherokee Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-6162
Grades: 9-12
| 1,541 students
Rank: #2222.
Knox Doss Middle School At Drakes Creek
Math: 56% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1338 Drakes Creek Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-8383
Grades: 6-8
| 617 students
Rank: #2323.
Watt Hardison Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Gibson St
Portland, TN 37148
(615) 325-3233
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #2424.
Bethpage Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
420 Old Highway 31 E
Bethpage, TN 37022
(615) 841-3212
Grades: K-5
| 284 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Portland Gateview Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1098 Gateview Dr
Portland, TN 37148
(615) 323-7638
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
White House Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2020 Highway 31 West
White House, TN 37188
(615) 672-4379
Grades: 5-8
| 783 students
Rank: #2727.
Westmoreland High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4300 Hawkins Dr
Westmoreland, TN 37186
(615) 644-2280
Grades: 9-12
| 510 students
Rank: #2828.
J W Wiseman Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
922 South Broadway
Portland, TN 37148
(615) 325-8580
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #2929.
Beech Senior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3126 Long Hollow Pike
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,244 students
Rank: #3030.
Millersville Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1248 Louisville Hwy
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
(615) 859-1439
Grades: K-5
| 261 students
Rank: #3131.
Gene W. Brown Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
174 Imperial Blvd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-8633
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #3232.
Joe Shafer Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
240 Albert Gallatin Blvd
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-9100
Grades: 6-8
| 648 students
Rank: #3333.
Gallatin Senior High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 Dan P Herron Dr
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-2621
Grades: 9-12
| 1,595 students
Rank: #3434.
Howard Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
805 Long Hollow Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-3025
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #3535.
V G Hawkins Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
487 A Walton Ferry Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 824-3456
Grades: 6-8
| 486 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 29,636 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38

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