Bess T Shepherd Elementary Chattanooga, TN 37421


Bess T Shepherd Elementary - School Profile

School Directory Information (2019-2020 school year)

Physical Address:

Mailing Address:

Phone: (423) 855-2611


Grade Span: (grades PK - 5)

   KG 1 2 3 4 5                     
District Name: Hamilton County

Type: Regular
Status: Operational

Charter: No

Supervisory Union #: N/A

School Details (2018-2019 school year)
County: Hamilton
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Locale: Medium City (100,000 to 250,000)

Magnet: No

Total Students: 523
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 33
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.8

Enrollment Characteristics (2018-2019 school year)

Enrollment by Grade:

KG 1 2 3 4 5
66 93 77 83 104 100

Enrollment by Gender:

Male 279
Female 244

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity:

American Indian or Alaska Native 1
Asian 8
Black or African American 234
Hispanic/Latino 191
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0
Not Specified 0
Two or more races 27
White 62
Direct Certification1: 275
Free lunch qualified1:
Reduced-price lunch qualified1:
Note: Details may not add to totals.

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Valley Academy, TN (2.7 miles SSE)
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Marty's Center, TN (5.6 miles WSW)
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