W. A. Bass Adult Program High School

  • W. A. Bass Adult Program High School serves 281 students in grades 9-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • W. A. Bass Adult Program High School operates within the Davidson County School District.
  • Davidson County School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 281 students has grown by 41% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 281 students
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
7%
2%
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
20%
8%
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
53%
22%
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
20%
65%
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups W. A. Bass Adult Program High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.27
W. A. Bass Adult Program High School Diversity Score (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Davidson County School District's student population of 83,385 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,374 is higher than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,689 is higher than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Davidson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
152
8
Number of Students Managed 83,385 3,513
Davidson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 84%
Davidson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $942 MM $32 MM
Davidson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $968 MM $33 MM
Davidson County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,374 $9,003
Davidson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,689 $9,420
Davidson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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