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Rutherford County

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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2240 Southpark Bl
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Rutherford County
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PH: (615) 893-5812
FAX: (615) 904-3770

  • Grade n/a
  • 39,608 students
  • 46 schools

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 TCAP Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
 62% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 53% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 49% in 2013.

Social Studies
 93% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 84% in 2013.

Science
 83% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 73% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 59% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
 63% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 52% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

Social Studies
 94% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

Science
 70% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 55% (2010)
The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading/Language Arts
 69% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 61% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

Social Studies
 95% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 77% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 62% (2010)
The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

Writing
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Writing was n/a in 2010.

Math
 73% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 52% (2010)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading/Language Arts
 68% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 67% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Social Studies
 94% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 76% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 64% (2010)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

Math
 59% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 42% (2010)
The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading/Language Arts
 58% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 55% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 90% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 76% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 63% (2010)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

Math
 57% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 34% (2010)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
 57% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 56% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 90% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

Science
 77% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 69% (2010)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

Writing
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Writing was n/a in 2010.

Math
 59% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 28% (2010)
The state average for Math was 41% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 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, and in grades 5 and 8 in writing.
  • 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.

Testing in Tennessee: An Overview

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 TCAP Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students62%
African American51%
Asian56%
Hispanic44%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learners14%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students93%
African American89%
Asian91%
Hispanic93%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities70%
English language learners77%

ScienceThis District
All Students83%
African American73%
Asian79%
Hispanic76%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities61%
English language learners50%

MathThis District
All Students73%
African American61%
Asian74%
Hispanic67%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities49%
English language learners42%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students63%
African American47%
Asian63%
Hispanic49%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities32%
English language learners16%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students94%
African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities73%
English language learners85%

ScienceThis District
All Students70%
African American53%
Asian69%
Hispanic55%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learners27%

MathThis District
All Students64%
African American50%
Asian67%
Hispanic62%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities34%
English language learners39%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students69%
African American57%
Asian68%
Hispanic60%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learners16%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students95%
African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities76%
English language learners74%

ScienceThis District
All Students77%
African American66%
Asian76%
Hispanic64%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners33%

MathThis District
All Students73%
African American61%
Asian77%
Hispanic65%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learners40%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students68%
African American56%
Asian66%
Hispanic51%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learners7%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students94%
African American92%
Asian92%
Hispanic89%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities70%
English language learners56%

ScienceThis District
All Students76%
African American64%
Asian75%
Hispanic64%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities45%
English language learners26%

MathThis District
All Students59%
African American46%
Asian62%
Hispanic44%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learners15%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students58%
African American40%
Asian62%
Hispanic46%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities30%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students90%
African American82%
Asian93%
Hispanic85%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities67%
English language learners48%

ScienceThis District
All Students76%
African American60%
Asian81%
Hispanic67%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities45%
English language learners15%

MathThis District
All Students57%
African American40%
Asian66%
Hispanic50%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learners18%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students57%
African American41%
Asian64%
Hispanic39%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities24%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students90%
African American83%
Asian91%
Hispanic83%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities62%
English language learners36%

ScienceThis District
All Students77%
African American64%
Asian81%
Hispanic68%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learners14%

MathThis District
All Students59%
African American45%
Asian75%
Hispanic45%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities26%
English language learners18%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 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, and in grades 5 and 8 in writing.
  • The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Tennessee Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Tennessee: An Overview

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 Gateway Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

English I
 78% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 71% (2010)
The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

Algebra I
 72% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 55% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 65% in 2013.

Algebra II
 51% (2013)
 38% (2012)
The state average for Algebra II was 42% in 2013.

English II
 68% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 67% (2010)
The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

Biology I
 73% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 64% (2010)
The state average for Biology I was 62% in 2013.

U.S. History
Data not available for this district (2013)
The state average for U.S. History was n/a in 2013.

English III
 46% (2013)
 42% (2012)
The state average for English III was 40% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Tennessee used the Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) exams to test high school students in language arts, math, science and social studies upon completion of relevant courses.
  • Students must pass the algebra I, English 2 and biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, in order to graduate.
  • The Gateway/EOC exams are standards-based tests that measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Tennessee.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Tennessee: An Overview

See Tennessee's state standards

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 Gateway Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient


English IThis District
All Students78%
African American66%
Asian77%
Hispanic66%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learners5%

Algebra IThis District
All Students72%
African American63%
Asian83%
Hispanic64%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learners33%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


Algebra IIThis District
All Students51%
African American35%
Asian70%
Hispanic34%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities19%

English IIThis District
All Students68%
African American48%
Asian70%
Hispanic52%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities29%

Biology IThis District
All Students73%
African American59%
Asian78%
Hispanic61%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities38%
English language learners28%

U.S. HistoryThis District
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities92%
English language learners80%

English IIIThis District
All Students46%
African American31%
Asian54%
Hispanic34%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities11%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Tennessee used the Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) exams to test high school students in language arts, math, science and social studies upon completion of relevant courses.
  • Students must pass the algebra I, English 2 and biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, in order to graduate.
  • The Gateway/EOC exams are standards-based tests that measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Tennessee.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Tennessee Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Tennessee: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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