555 Manchester Hwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Whitworth-buchanan Middle School serves 796 students in grades 6-8.
Whitworth-buchanan 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 24% (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 20% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

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Whitworth-buchanan Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Whitworth-buchanan Middle School's student population of 796 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
796 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitworth-buchanan 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 Whitworth-buchanan Middle School is 0.66, which is more 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
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State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1377 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
10%
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Black
22%
22%
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White
52%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 796 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 10%)

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