W G Rhea Elementary School

  • W G Rhea Elementary School serves 655 students in grades PK-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • W G Rhea Elementary School operates within the Paris School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-2
Total Students655 students
W G Rhea Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %W G Rhea Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
W G Rhea Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeW G Rhea Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
W G Rhea Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
W G Rhea Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2010)
Hispanic
2%
8%
W G Rhea Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
30%
22%
W G Rhea Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
68%
65%
W G Rhea Elementary School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
W G Rhea Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsW G Rhea Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTN 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.
0.450.27
W G Rhea Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/an/a
W G Rhea Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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W G Rhea Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Paris School District's student population of 1,767 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,164 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,990 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameParis School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
8
Number of Students Managed1,7673,513
Paris School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$30 MM
Paris School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$14 MM$29 MM
Paris School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$8,164$8,707
Paris School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$7,990$8,563
Paris School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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