Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts

  • Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts serves 755 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts's student population of 755 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts is 0.50, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
10%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
68%
63%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thurman Francis Arts Academy/magnet School For The Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.500.55
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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 NameRutherford County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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