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Houston County School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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6460 Hwy 13 South
Erin, TN 37061
Houston County
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PH: (931) 289-4148
FAX: (931) 289-5543

  • Grade n/a
  • 1419 students
  • 5 schools

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 TCAP Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
 42% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 49% in 2013.

Social Studies
 83% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 84% in 2013.

Science
 66% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 56% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 34% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 28% (2011)
 33% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

Social Studies
 92% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

Science
 55% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 40% (2010)
The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 26% (2011)
 29% (2010)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading/Language Arts
 48% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 44% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

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

Science
 58% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 61% (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)
 49% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 27% (2010)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading/Language Arts
 60% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 59% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Social Studies
 93% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 71% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading/Language Arts
 46% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 55% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 77% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 65% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 66% (2010)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 28% (2010)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
 50% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 60% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 83% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

Science
 68% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 62% (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
 49% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 31% (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 Students42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities53%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities73%

ScienceThis District
All Students66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities73%

MathThis District
All Students53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities53%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities18%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities64%

ScienceThis District
All Students55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities36%

MathThis District
All Students52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities36%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities31%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities63%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities44%

MathThis District
All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities63%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities29%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities76%

ScienceThis District
All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities28%

MathThis District
All Students47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities17%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities26%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities42%

ScienceThis District
All Students65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities32%

MathThis District
All Students40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities21%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities6%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities47%

ScienceThis District
All Students68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities18%

MathThis District
All Students49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities6%
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
 72% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 82% (2010)
The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

Algebra I
 71% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 65% in 2013.

Algebra II
 53% (2013)
 53% (2012)
The state average for Algebra II was 42% in 2013.

English II
 69% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 64% (2010)
The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

Biology I
 83% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 54% (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
 53% (2013)
 57% (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

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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 Students72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities17%

Algebra IThis District
All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities27%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


Algebra IIThis District
All Students53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged48%

English IIThis District
All Students69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged61%

Biology IThis District
All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged72%

U.S. HistoryThis District
Subgroup results not available

English IIIThis District
All Students53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged49%
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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