The Howard School

  • The Howard School serves 853 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤1% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • The Howard School's student population of 853 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students853 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Howard School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Howard School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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#572 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
37%
10%
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Black
58%
22%
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White
5%
63%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Howard School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.530.28
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Graduation Rate65-69%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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