Trenton Middle School

  • Trenton Middle School serves 379 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 26% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Trenton Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Trenton Middle School's student population of 379 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students379 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Trenton Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Trenton Middle School 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 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Trenton Middle School is 0.54, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#850 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
8%
10%
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Black
30%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Trenton Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
61%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Trenton Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Trenton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.540.54
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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 NameTrenton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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