PROFICIENCY 57% 62% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 257 in Memphis
  • Ranked #54 of 2190 in Tennessee
Proficiency Averages
21%Memphis
35%Tennessee

Idlewild Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Shelby County School District" in Memphis, TN. There are a total of 489 students and 31 teachers at Idlewild Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1.

Idlewild Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 56.5%, which is 62% higher than the Tennessee average.

Idlewild Elementary School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students489
Teachers31
Student/Teacher ratio16:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Idlewild Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
350-54%
470-74%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
335-39%
455-59%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Idlewild Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTennesseeNational
White 26.4% 10.4% 67.1% 51.1%
Black 66.4% 75.1% 21.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 1.9% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 11.3% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 1.1% 1.5% 3.1%

Memphis demographics profile

StatisticMemphisTennesseeNational
Population655,8576,833,174328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,06616791
Median age33.538.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%57%55%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

Education level achieved in Memphis

IndexMemphisTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.1%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Idlewild Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.