2605 Sam Cooper Blvd
Memphis, TN 38112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
William Herbert Brewster Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
William Herbert Brewster Elementary 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 25-29% (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 15-19% (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 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

William Herbert Brewster Elementary School's student population of 476 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

William Herbert Brewster Elementary 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 Herbert Brewster Elementary School is 0.40, 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
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State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1339 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
10%
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Black
75%
22%
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White
2%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Top 50%)

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