663 Lebanon Hwy
Carthage, TN 37030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Union Heights Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Union Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than 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 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Union Heights Elementary School's student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Union Heights Elementary School is 0.25, 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
#871 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
10%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
86%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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-8
  • Students: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Btm 50%)

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