Dogwood Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8945 Dogwood Rd
Germantown, TN 38139
Phone
(901) 756-2310
District
GERMANTOWN
County
SHELBY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
964
Classroom Teachers
56

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Tennessee

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.3% of TN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Dogwood Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 41
Proficiency in Reading 78 37
Proficiency in Math 84 44

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 41
Proficiency in Reading 56 35
Proficiency in Math 76 46

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 41
Proficiency in Reading 66 36
Proficiency in Math 87 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.09
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.37
AVG FOR STATE 15.69
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 21 2.2%
Kindergarten 159 16.5%
Grade 1 136 14.1%
Grade 2 193 20.0%
Grade 3 139 14.4%
Grade 4 154 16.0%
Grade 5 162 16.8%
Total 964 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.0% 78.0% 63.9%
Black 3.7% 8.6% 22.5%
Hispanic 3.4% 4.3% 11.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.3% 8.9% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 39,164 6,829,174
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 164
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.0% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.5% 32.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.8% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 20.9% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,777 2,589,494
Single Parent Households With Children 4.5% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.2% 87.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 65.9% 26.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 35.2% 8.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.4% 12.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.9% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.8% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.2% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 3.1% 12.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,168 $30,651,408 48.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $381 $2,259,711 3.6%
Staff $439 $2,603,709 4.1%
General Administration $368 $2,182,608 3.5%
School Administration $529 $3,137,499 5.0%
Operation $507 $3,007,017 4.8%
Transportation $243 $1,441,233 2.3%
Other $468 $2,775,708 4.4%
Total Support $2,935 $17,407,485 27.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,553 $15,141,843 24.0%
Total Expenditures $10,656 $63,200,736 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,553 $5,588,067,341 54.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $437 $439,335,393 4.2%
Staff $541 $544,162,511 5.3%
General Administration $191 $192,177,646 1.9%
School Administration $553 $556,606,019 5.4%
Operation $748 $752,432,267 7.3%
Transportation $345 $347,409,094 3.4%
Other $258 $259,638,409 2.5%
Total Support $3,073 $3,091,962,686 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,658 $1,668,252,537 16.1%
Total Expenditures $10,283 $10,348,370,115 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%