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Decatur County School District

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59 West Main St
Decaturville, TN 38329
Decatur County
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PH: (731) 852-2391
FAX: (731) 852-2960

  • Grade n/a
  • 1719 students
  • 4 schools

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 TCAP Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
 53% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 36% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 49% in 2013.

Social Studies
 85% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 84% in 2013.

Science
 78% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 65% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 30% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
 43% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 38% (2011)
 35% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

Social Studies
 91% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

Science
 64% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 47% (2010)
The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

Math
 54% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 24% (2010)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading/Language Arts
 51% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

Social Studies
 91% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 76% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 69% (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
 59% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 23% (2011)
 17% (2010)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading/Language Arts
 54% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 56% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Social Studies
 90% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 73% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 55% (2010)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

Math
 37% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 33% (2011)
 34% (2010)
The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading/Language Arts
 34% (2013)
 34% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 43% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 85% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 75% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 54% (2010)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 41% (2010)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
 42% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 84% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

Science
 68% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 57% (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
 58% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 19% (2011)
 21% (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 Students53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities46%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities63%

ScienceThis District
All Students78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities50%

MathThis District
All Students60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities29%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities17%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities61%

ScienceThis District
All Students64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities26%

MathThis District
All Students54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities22%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities24%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities62%

ScienceThis District
All Students76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities62%

MathThis District
All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities24%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities14%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities57%

ScienceThis District
All Students73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities24%

MathThis District
All Students37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities10%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students34%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged33%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities39%

ScienceThis District
All Students75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities22%

MathThis District
All Students63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities15%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities15%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities50%

ScienceThis District
All Students68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities15%

MathThis District
All Students58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities10%
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
 66% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 55% (2010)
The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

Algebra I
 58% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 28% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 65% in 2013.

Algebra II
 31% (2013)
 19% (2012)
The state average for Algebra II was 42% in 2013.

English II
 57% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 52% (2010)
The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

Biology I
 64% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 51% (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
 41% (2013)
 22% (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 Students66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities19%

Algebra IThis District
All Students58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities8%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


Algebra IIThis District
All Students31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged19%

English IIThis District
All Students57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities40%

Biology IThis District
All Students64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities23%

U.S. HistoryThis District
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged95%

English IIIThis District
All Students41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged26%
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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