Grundy County


The Grundy County school district in Tennessee consists of 6 schools, including 5 elementary schools and 1 high school, serving students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The data reveals a mix of high-performing and lower-performing schools in the district, with notable standouts and areas for improvement.

North Elementary and Pelham Elementary are the top-performing schools in the district, ranking among the top 25% and 50% of Tennessee elementary schools respectively. These schools boast the highest test scores across multiple subjects and grade levels, setting them apart as strong academic performers. In contrast, Coalmont Elementary and Tracy Elementary lag behind, with lower test scores and rankings, indicating significant achievement gaps within the district.

The racial demographics of the schools are overwhelmingly white, ranging from 96-99% white students, suggesting a lack of diversity that could impact the educational experiences and perspectives represented. Additionally, per-student spending varies widely, from around $8,500 at Grundy County High School to over $12,500 at Swiss Memorial Elementary and Pelham Elementary, raising questions about resource allocation and equity across the Grundy County school district.

District Detail

 1376 Main ST
Altamont, TN 37301-0097

 (931) 692-3467

SchoolDigger Rank:
102nd of 139 Tennessee districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,789

Primary Schools: 4
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Tennessee Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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