Alton Elementary

Public PK, KG-5

 2020 Alton Ave
       Memphis, TN  38106-7224


 (901) 416-7430

 School Website

District: Shelby County

SchoolDigger Rank:
922nd of 985 Tennessee Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  13.9
Number of students:  305

Racial breakdown:

African American:
97.7%
Hispanic:
1.3%
Two or more races:
1.0%

Free/discounted lunch recipients:  96.3%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Alton Elementary ranked worse than 93.6% of elementary schools in Tennessee. It also ranked 88th among 103 ranked elementary schools in the Shelby County School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 11.7. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (97.7%), Hispanic (1.3%), two or more races (1%). (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Alton Elementary is 13.9, which is the 20th best among 103 elementary schools in the Shelby County School District. (See more...)
Compare Alton Elementary employs 21.9 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Alton Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Alton Elementary 922nd of 985 Tennessee public elementary schools. (See Alton Elementary in the ranking list.)

Shelby County:

SchoolDigger ranks Shelby County 134th of 140 Tennessee school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Alton Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools TN State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2018 7.90 966th 997 3.1%
2019 11.70 922nd 985 6.4%

Data source: test scores: Tennessee Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Alton Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2014 0 323 0 3 0 0 0 0 326
2015 0 332 0 7 0 0 0 0 339
2016 0 314 0 8 0 0 1 0 323
2017 n/a 298 n/a 4 n/a n/a 3 0 305

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Alton Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2014 326 21.0 15.5 98.5
2015 339 23.0 14.7 87.9
2016 323 26.0 12.4 96.3
2017 305 21.9 13.9 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Alton Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2014 326 21.0 15.5 98.5
2015 339 23.0 14.7 87.9
2016 323 26.0 12.4 96.3
2017 305 21.9 13.9 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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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.

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