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Shelby County Schools
  • MEMPHIS, TN

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Shelby County Schools is a public school district located in MEMPHIS, TN. It has 105,596 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 8% of students are at least proficient in math and 14% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
14%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
78%
Average SAT
1090
602 responses
Average ACT
21
7,187 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
105,596
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.6%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,829
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.4%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$13,212 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    6%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$59,621
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,103
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$206,100
National
$281,900

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