Waynesboro Middle School

407 South Main St
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Waynesboro Middle School serves 284 students in grades 5-8.
Waynesboro Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 31% (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 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Waynesboro Middle School's student population of 284 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
284 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Waynesboro Middle 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 Waynesboro Middle School is 0.06, 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
#1074 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
97%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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: 5-8
  • Students: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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