Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School

7126 Tyner Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421 | (423) 855-2611
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 528
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 528 elementary school students from grades KG-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Gail Morgan
  • Fax: (423) 855-2668
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 528
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 272 (51.5%)
  • Females: 256 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 376 (71.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 423 (80.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.8%
Black28253.4%
Asian214.0%
Hispanic11121.0%
White11020.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9017.0%
1st Grade7514.2%
2nd Grade8616.3%
3rd Grade8816.7%
4th Grade9918.8%
5th Grade9017.0%
Source: TN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 04, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Last school year was my daughter's first year and we loved it. Hopefully, she make it through another year with straight A's again. Can't wait to meet the new principle for the year.

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