Belle Forest Community 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
3135 Ridgeway
Memphis, TN 38115
Phone
(901) 416-7200
District
SHELBY COUNTY
County
SHELBY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1202
Classroom Teachers
58

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Tennessee

4

(10 is best)

Better than 33.7% of TN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Belle Forest Community School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 41
Proficiency in Reading 22 37
Proficiency in Math 38 44

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 41
Proficiency in Reading 27 35
Proficiency in Math 37 46

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 41
Proficiency in Reading 21 36
Proficiency in Math 26 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.65
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.33
AVG FOR STATE 15.69
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 47 3.9%
Kindergarten 193 16.1%
Grade 1 194 16.1%
Grade 2 193 16.1%
Grade 3 191 15.9%
Grade 4 193 16.1%
Grade 5 191 15.9%
Total 1202 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.8% 7.3% 63.9%
Black 86.0% 76.7% 22.5%
Hispanic 12.1% 14.5% 11.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.3% 2.1%
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 748,240 6,829,174
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 164
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.6% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.3% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.9% 32.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.3% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 11.9% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 284,159 2,589,494
Single Parent Households With Children 17.5% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.3% 87.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.9% 26.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.0% 8.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.4% 12.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.7% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.2% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.8% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.4% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 17.5% 12.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,271 $698,608,213 53.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $609 $67,844,427 5.2%
Staff $606 $67,510,218 5.2%
General Administration $180 $20,052,540 1.5%
School Administration $718 $79,987,354 6.1%
Operation $844 $94,024,132 7.2%
Transportation $247 $27,516,541 2.1%
Other $510 $56,815,530 4.3%
Total Support $3,713 $413,639,339 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,748 $194,732,444 14.9%
Total Expenditures $11,732 $1,306,979,996 100.0%
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%