School Details

Paragon Mills Elementary School

260 Paragon Mills Rd, Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 333-5170
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 814 students 13 students/teacher (TN avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

43%
53%
59%
28%
41%
49%
40%
56%
67%
81%
79%
84%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Davidson County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
37%
49%
27%
38%
48%
23%
39%
56%
83%
85%
88%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Davidson County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Paragon Mills Elementary School is a public middle school in Nashville. The principal of Paragon Mills Elementary School is Mrs. Mary Lou Del Rio, who can be contacted at Mary.Delrio@mnps.org. 814 students go to Paragon Mills Elementary School and identify as Asian, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic. 96% of the 814 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Paragon Mills Elementary School is 13:1. Croft Middle Design Center is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Hispanic 47% 17%
Black, non-Hispanic 30% 46%
White, non-Hispanic 17% 32%
Multiracial 1% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 69%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I love this school!! My son attends and he is doing great! The teachers are loving sweet and good educators. The staff and principals are wonderful and very helpful. I love the diversity and I'm so glad my child attends this school!

  • (5 years ago)

    I really like this school my son is progressed very well and the teachers are very responsible

  • (6 years ago)

    Paragon Mills is a wonderful place for children to attend. The teachers are loving concerned and care about each and everyone of their students. They have a lot of opportunities for parents to get involved at every level of education concerning their child.

  • (7 years ago)

    great teachers who care about their students recently was on the 'high priority' list but made their scores 2 years in a row and now is a school in good standing

  • (8 years ago)

    My son attended to Paragon Mills for 5 yrs. We really loved this school. Sometimes I wished he was still there. All of the school staff is great! It is a wonderful elementary school for your child to attend. Parents make sure to be involved!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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