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We see the hard work taking place by students and teachers in our classrooms each day.

Many of Metro Nashville Public Schools are showing positive growth and student achievement – with 37 of our traditional, magnet, and charter MNPS schools designated as Reward Schools and among the top performing public schools in the state.

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BUT

 

We also know that not enough of our students are sharing in the progress.

 

By working together, we can create the positive change we want and need for ALL students. But it is going to take all of us working together to create the change and results we need!

Low Student Achievement

Only 1 in 3 MNPS third graders reading on grade level.

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Only 1 out of 4 MNPS students  is “on track” or has mastered the grade level material on state assessments.
(26.4%, up 2.3% from 2018)

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It’s even lower for many students with less than 1 in 5 students of color scoring as grade-level proficient. (18.5%)

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The number of MNPS schools on the state’s Priority List of lowest performing public schools nearly doubled from 11 to 21 last year – with Metro Nashville now having more low performing schools than any school district in the state.

2017-20180%

11 Priority Schools

2018-20190%

21 Priority Schools

Growing Number of Low Performing Schools

Growing Number of Low Performing Schools

The number of MNPS schools on the state’s Priority List of lowest performing public schools nearly doubled from 11 to 21 last year – with Metro Nashville now having more low performing schools than any school district in the state.

2017-20180%

11 Priority Schools

2018-20190%

21 Priority Schools

Too Many Students NOT College Ready

30%

Only 3 in 10 of MNPS high school graduates are ready for college
(up 6.1% from 2017)

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24%

Just 24% of MNPS graduates earn a postsecondary degree within six years following high school

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Overall MNPS Student Enrollment

Despite Nashville’s booming population growth - overall MNPS student enrollment trends have been slowly and steadily declining

School-to-School Enrollment Decline

MNPS enrollment decline from elementary to middle to high school is dramatic

Too Many Families Fleeing for Other Options

Too Many Families Fleeing for Other Options

Overall MNPS Student Enrollment

Despite Nashville’s booming population growth - overall MNPS student enrollment trends have been slowly and steadily declining

School-to-School Enrollment Decline

MNPS enrollment decline from elementary to middle to high school is dramatic

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