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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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
910
Classroom Teachers
53

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Tennessee

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.1% of TN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 45
Proficiency in Reading 76 45
Proficiency in Math 81 45

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 47
Proficiency in Reading 63 45
Proficiency in Math 79 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 47
Proficiency in Reading 55 43
Proficiency in Math 69 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.17
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.57
AVG FOR STATE 15.58
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 14 1.5%
Kindergarten 173 19.0%
Grade 1 142 15.6%
Grade 2 135 14.8%
Grade 3 144 15.8%
Grade 4 152 16.7%
Grade 5 150 16.5%
Total 910 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.4% 76.0% 65.0%
Black 6.9% 10.0% 22.8%
Hispanic 2.4% 3.8% 9.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.0% 9.9% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 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 39,230 6,715,984
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 161
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.0% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.0% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.6% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 20.4% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,822 2,547,194
Single Parent Households With Children 3.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 64.4% 26.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.8% 7.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.4% 11.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.7% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.3% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.0% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 3.3% 13.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,247 $30,327,660 56.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $426 $2,462,280 4.6%
Staff $416 $2,404,480 4.5%
General Administration $431 $2,491,180 4.7%
School Administration $533 $3,080,740 5.8%
Operation $515 $2,976,700 5.6%
Transportation $179 $1,034,620 1.9%
Other $306 $1,768,680 3.3%
Total Support $2,806 $16,218,680 30.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,207 $6,976,460 13.0%
Total Expenditures $9,261 $53,528,580 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,393 $5,401,794,135 55.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $415 $415,349,807 4.3%
Staff $519 $519,605,383 5.4%
General Administration $197 $197,201,905 2.0%
School Administration $539 $539,760,378 5.6%
Operation $716 $717,427,038 7.4%
Transportation $334 $334,277,096 3.5%
Other $191 $191,627,846 2.0%
Total Support $2,911 $2,915,204,413 30.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,361 $1,363,495,079 14.1%
Total Expenditures $9,665 $9,680,468,684 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%