School Details

Selmer Elementary School

533 East Poplar Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375
(731) 645-3131
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 602 students 13 students/teacher (TN avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

57%
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Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. 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 2014
  • Mcnairy County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
47%
48%
40%
45%
49%
50%
55%
57%
86%
87%
87%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. 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 2014
  • Mcnairy County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

51%
48%
50%
36%
48%
50%
62%
61%
64%
88%
88%
85%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2013-2014 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. 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 2014
  • Mcnairy County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Selmer Elementary School is a public elementary school in Ramer. The principal of Selmer Elementary School is Pam Killingsworth, whose e-mail is killingsp@yahoo.com. 602 children attend Selmer Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 72% of the 602 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Selmer Elementary School is 13:1. Gateway Christian Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 81% 90%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 7%
Multiracial 1% 1%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 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 72% 59%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    The teachers that have taught my son thus far at SES have been great! They are organized and excited about their jobs which in turn makes the students excited to learn. I am a raving fan of SES!

  • (9 years ago)

    Selmer Elemantary School is the best because my child goes there and they havereally help him alot with his speech.The teacher up there are great with the kids and everything.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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