1301 James Blvd
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Thrasher Elementary School serves 567 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thrasher Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Thrasher Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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School Overview

Thrasher Elementary School's student population of 567 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Thrasher Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thrasher Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#17 out of 1705 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
94%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 567 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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