811 S College St
Trenton, TN 38382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Trenton Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Trenton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Trenton Elementary School's student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Trenton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Trenton Elementary School 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#761 out of 1705 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
28%
22%
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White
65%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 30%)

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