Overall Niche Grade
- College PrepC+
- Clubs & ActivitiesB-
- Health & SafetyB-
- Resources & FacilitiesC+
Shelbyville School is a public school located in Shelbyville, TX. It has 783 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.
Shelbyville School Rankings
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.3 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.3 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 8 responsesReport
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.3 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.3 responses
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Shelbyville School Reviews
Shelbyville ISD is, unfortunately, eating itself alive. Frequent staff changes are accompanied by incompetent staff. For example, a gym teacher is assigned to a business class, which she claims she has no knowledge of. This leads to issues with teaching, as most "teaching" is actually just a worksheet given to students without any actual instruction on the subject. Another issue with the school is the way discipline is handled. When disciplinary action is taken, it is often extreme, and students are threatened by a school resource officer. However, school administrators fail to discipline students who frequently cause problems, despite there being a "three-strike" rule implemented by the principal. Shelbyville ISD has the potential to be a great school, as most of its teachers are very good at their job. If the school administration handled things better, this school could be very successful.
The faculty for the most part are very good at teaching their subjects. There is a strong desire to do well in UIL events. Availability of computers is low but safety of the students and staff is a high priority
In all honesty, this school is not very efficient when it comes to student safety. We only have one school policeman who is with us throughout the day, while an older man comes and checks the campus once the school day is over. Everyone is on the same campus: high school students, elementary students, and junior high students. I feel that needs to change because of the problem with bullying. I feel that younger kids should not be around us older kids. We have only one nurse and she is in the elementary building, so us high school students have to walk all the way to the elementary in order to receive the aid we would possibly need.