William Henry Oliver Middle School

6211 Nolensville Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 (2 reviews)
William Henry Oliver Middle School serves 882 students in grades 5-8.
William Henry Oliver 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 36% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

William Henry Oliver Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

William Henry Oliver Middle School's student population of 882 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students882 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Rankings

William Henry Oliver 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 William Henry Oliver Middle School is 0.68, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#860 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
10%
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Black
30%
22%
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White
45%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.680.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavidson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to William Henry Oliver Middle School is The Academy At Hickory Hollow (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mcmurray Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is May Werthan Shayne Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nashville May Werthan Shayne Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 746 students
    0.0 miles
    6217 Nolensville Rd
    Nashville, TN 37211
    (615) 332-3020
    0 PK-4 746
  • Brentwood Edmondson Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 806 students
    2.1 miles
    851 Edmondson Pike
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615) 472-4360
    2.1 K-5 806
  • Antioch Henry C. Maxwell Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 648 students
    2.2 miles
    5535 Blue Hole Rd
    Antioch, TN 37013
    (615) 333-7180
    2.2 PK-4 648
  • Nashville Mcmurray Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 802 students
    2.5 miles
    520 Mcmurray Dr
    Nashville, TN 37211
    (615) 333-5126
    2.5 5-8 802
  • Antioch A. Z. Kelley Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 807 students
    2.6 miles
    5834 Pettus Rd
    Antioch, TN 37013
    (615) 941-7535
    2.6 PK-4 807

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
I feel like everyone has different experiences but for me 5th and 7th were my favorite years at this school. It was sad that I wasn't able to have my 8th grade graduation during the 2019- 20 school year but overall mine was an ok experience.
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5  
W. H. Oliver Middle School is a diverse and welcoming school that values well-rounded student education. The school combines rigorous academics with outstanding fine arts to create an environment for outstanding student growth and development. The Band Program is nationally recognized and is invited to perform all around the country. The school welcomes students of all levels and helps to grow them into future leaders of our community.
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