Southern Avenue Charter Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2221 Democrat Rd
Memphis, TN 38132
Phone
(901) 743-7335
District
SHELBY COUNTY
County
SHELBY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes
Students Enrolled
429
Classroom Teachers
25

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Tennessee

3

(10 is best)

Better than 21.6% of TN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Southern Avenue Charter Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 16 45
Proficiency in Reading 12 45
Proficiency in Math 20 45

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 47
Proficiency in Reading 27 45
Proficiency in Math 31 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 47
Proficiency in Reading 12 43
Proficiency in Math 27 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.16
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.45
AVG FOR STATE 15.58
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 61 14.2%
Grade 1 52 12.1%
Grade 2 77 17.9%
Grade 3 75 17.5%
Grade 4 95 22.1%
Grade 5 69 16.1%
Total 429 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.7% 7.6% 65.0%
Black 95.8% 76.9% 22.8%
Hispanic 3.3% 13.8% 9.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.6% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1% 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 749,880 6,770,010
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 162
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.4% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.1% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.5% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 11.4% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 283,557 2,567,684
Single Parent Households With Children 17.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.6% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.5% 26.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.6% 7.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.8% 11.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.5% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.3% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.0% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 17.7% 13.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,925 $663,718,500 53.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $566 $63,403,320 5.1%
Staff $560 $62,731,200 5.0%
General Administration $201 $22,516,020 1.8%
School Administration $737 $82,558,740 6.6%
Operation $808 $90,512,160 7.2%
Transportation $261 $29,237,220 2.3%
Other $286 $32,037,720 2.6%
Total Support $3,419 $382,996,380 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,838 $205,892,760 16.4%
Total Expenditures $11,182 $1,252,607,640 100.0%
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%