Whitney Achievement Elementary School

1219 Whitney Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
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Bottom 50%
Serving 211 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Whitney Achievement Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in TN
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Whitney Achievement Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Whitney Achievement Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitney Achievement Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Whitney Achievement Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#1567 out of 1721 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
28%
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6-9%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
96%
21%
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White
1%
60%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whitney Achievement Elementary School's ranking?
Whitney Achievement Elementary School is ranked #1567 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
How many students attend Whitney Achievement Elementary School?
211 students attend Whitney Achievement Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Whitney Achievement Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whitney Achievement Elementary School?
Whitney Achievement Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Whitney Achievement Elementary School offer ?
Whitney Achievement Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Whitney Achievement Elementary School part of?
Whitney Achievement Elementary School is part of Achievement School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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