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Hamilton County School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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3074 Hickory Valley Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Hamilton County
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PH: (423) 209-8538
FAX: (423) 209-8539

  • Grade n/a
  • 43,296 students
  • 79 schools

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 TCAP Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 40% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 49% in 2013.

Social Studies
 81% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 84% in 2013.

Science
 65% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 58% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 49% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 40% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

Social Studies
 83% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

Science
 54% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 43% (2010)
The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 41% (2010)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading/Language Arts
 54% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 48% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

Social Studies
 84% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 61% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 49% (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
 64% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading/Language Arts
 51% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Social Studies
 84% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 57% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 34% (2010)
The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading/Language Arts
 43% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 38% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 79% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 61% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 48% (2010)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

Math
 46% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 28% (2010)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
 42% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 38% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 80% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

Science
 61% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 49% (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
 35% (2013)
 29% (2012)
 14% (2011)
 14% (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 Students45%
African American25%
Asian62%
Hispanic23%
Native American/Alaskan Native20%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities38%
English language learners8%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students81%
African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Native American/Alaskan Native90%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities57%
English language learners53%

ScienceThis District
All Students65%
African American43%
Asian79%
Hispanic41%
Native American/Alaskan Native40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities53%
English language learners20%

MathThis District
All Students63%
African American44%
Asian91%
Hispanic50%
Native American/Alaskan Native60%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities51%
English language learners27%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students45%
African American22%
Asian69%
Hispanic27%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities29%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students83%
African American70%
Asian95%
Hispanic73%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities56%
English language learners56%

ScienceThis District
All Students54%
African American27%
Asian75%
Hispanic37%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learners6%

MathThis District
All Students56%
African American38%
Asian85%
Hispanic45%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learners20%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students54%
African American34%
Asian68%
Hispanic40%
Native American/Alaskan Native70%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities43%
English language learners16%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students84%
African American70%
Asian90%
Hispanic73%
Native American/Alaskan Native90%
White92%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities61%
English language learners56%

ScienceThis District
All Students61%
African American33%
Asian81%
Hispanic41%
Native American/Alaskan Native90%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities43%
English language learners19%

MathThis District
All Students64%
African American42%
Asian87%
Hispanic63%
Native American/Alaskan Native70%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities45%
English language learners54%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students51%
African American31%
Asian70%
Hispanic43%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners7%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students84%
African American70%
Asian92%
Hispanic83%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities49%
English language learners60%

ScienceThis District
All Students57%
African American35%
Asian76%
Hispanic48%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners24%

MathThis District
All Students44%
African American26%
Asian68%
Hispanic36%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities31%
English language learners13%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students43%
African American24%
Asian67%
Hispanic28%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities28%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students79%
African American57%
Asian85%
Hispanic77%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities59%
English language learners32%

ScienceThis District
All Students61%
African American39%
Asian83%
Hispanic46%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learners20%

MathThis District
All Students46%
African American26%
Asian70%
Hispanic40%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners7%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students42%
African American24%
Asian65%
Hispanic31%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities30%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students80%
African American66%
Asian91%
Hispanic76%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities55%
English language learners43%

ScienceThis District
All Students61%
African American37%
Asian79%
Hispanic50%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners13%

MathThis District
All Students35%
African American23%
Asian50%
Hispanic33%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learners22%
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
 62% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 59% (2010)
The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

Algebra I
 60% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 65% in 2013.

Algebra II
 37% (2013)
 31% (2012)
The state average for Algebra II was 42% in 2013.

English II
 55% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 57% (2010)
The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

Biology I
 61% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 49% (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
 37% (2013)
 33% (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 Students62%
African American41%
Asian81%
Hispanic50%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learners5%

Algebra IThis District
All Students60%
African American44%
Asian81%
Hispanic53%
Native American/Alaskan Native60%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learners11%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


Algebra IIThis District
All Students37%
African American18%
Asian72%
Hispanic29%
Native American/Alaskan Native70%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learners23%

English IIThis District
All Students55%
African American32%
Asian69%
Hispanic46%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities27%

Biology IThis District
All Students61%
African American40%
Asian74%
Hispanic55%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities34%
English language learners11%

U.S. HistoryThis District
African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities86%
English language learners68%

English IIIThis District
All Students37%
African American16%
Asian54%
Hispanic29%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners17%
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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