The Excel Center

  • The Excel Center serves 380 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The Excel Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • The Excel Center's student population of 380 students has grown by 55% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 233% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students380 students
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of The Excel Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of The Excel Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • The Excel Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Excel Center is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1607 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
36%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of The Excel Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Excel Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
92%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Excel Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Excel Center and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Excel Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.150.54
This chart display the diversity score of The Excel Center and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate11-19%
89%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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