Amherst 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
5101 Schaad Rd
Knoxville, TN 37931
Phone
(865) 560-7001
District
KNOX COUNTY
County
KNOX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
817
Classroom Teachers
52

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Tennessee

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.7% of TN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 45
Proficiency in Reading 48 45
Proficiency in Math 42 45

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 47
Proficiency in Reading 44 45
Proficiency in Math 54 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 34 47
Proficiency in Reading 31 43
Proficiency in Math 37 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.55
AVG FOR STATE 15.58
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 31 3.8%
Kindergarten 130 15.9%
Grade 1 130 15.9%
Grade 2 154 18.8%
Grade 3 121 14.8%
Grade 4 133 16.3%
Grade 5 118 14.4%
Total 817 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.4% 74.0% 65.0%
Black 6.1% 14.4% 22.8%
Hispanic 14.8% 9.1% 9.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 2.2% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 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 452,286 6,715,984
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 860.0 161
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.0% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.8% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 14.8% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 182,315 2,547,194
Single Parent Households With Children 9.4% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.9% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.5% 26.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.7% 7.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.7% 11.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.9% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.8% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 13.1% 13.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,032 $301,527,504 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $340 $20,373,480 3.7%
Staff $681 $40,806,882 7.5%
General Administration $188 $11,265,336 2.1%
School Administration $532 $31,878,504 5.8%
Operation $672 $40,267,584 7.4%
Transportation $304 $18,216,288 3.3%
Other $277 $16,598,394 3.1%
Total Support $2,995 $179,466,390 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,065 $63,816,930 11.7%
Total Expenditures $9,091 $544,750,902 100.0%
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%