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Davidson County School District

GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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2601 Bransford Av
Nashville, TN 37204
Davidson County
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PH: (615) 259-4636
FAX: (615) 214-8850

  • Grade n/a
  • 80,393 students
  • 147 schools

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 TCAP Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
 41% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 36% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 49% in 2013.

Social Studies
 79% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 84% in 2013.

Science
 56% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 52% (2010)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 44% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
 38% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 33% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

Social Studies
 85% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

Science
 39% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 33% (2011)
 32% (2010)
The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

Math
 37% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 31% (2011)
 28% (2010)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading/Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 37% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

Social Studies
 78% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 48% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 34% (2011)
 34% (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
 45% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 26% (2010)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading/Language Arts
 46% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 39% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Social Studies
 79% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

Science
 45% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 32% (2010)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

Math
 38% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 22% (2010)
The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading/Language Arts
 36% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 68% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 46% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 33% (2010)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 25% (2011)
 19% (2010)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
 35% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

Social Studies
 69% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2010)
The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

Science
 43% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 39% (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
 27% (2013)
 29% (2012)
 16% (2011)
 8% (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 Students41%
African American30%
Asian56%
Hispanic30%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander46%
White57%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learners10%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students79%
African American69%
Asian88%
Hispanic82%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander91%
White88%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities51%
English language learners65%

ScienceThis District
All Students56%
African American43%
Asian69%
Hispanic50%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander73%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learners29%

MathThis District
All Students53%
African American39%
Asian75%
Hispanic51%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander73%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learners31%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students38%
African American28%
Asian57%
Hispanic27%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander55%
White53%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learners7%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students85%
African American80%
Asian89%
Hispanic84%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities57%
English language learners70%

ScienceThis District
All Students39%
African American26%
Asian59%
Hispanic29%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander64%
White58%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learners12%

MathThis District
All Students37%
African American28%
Asian56%
Hispanic29%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander27%
White51%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities32%
English language learners14%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students45%
African American36%
Asian62%
Hispanic38%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learners8%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students78%
African American73%
Asian90%
Hispanic77%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners53%

ScienceThis District
All Students48%
African American36%
Asian65%
Hispanic42%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities34%
English language learners14%

MathThis District
All Students45%
African American34%
Asian66%
Hispanic43%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities31%
English language learners22%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students46%
African American37%
Asian60%
Hispanic39%
Native American/Alaskan Native46%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learners7%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students79%
African American74%
Asian88%
Hispanic79%
Native American/Alaskan Native73%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learners50%

ScienceThis District
All Students45%
African American36%
Asian63%
Hispanic40%
Native American/Alaskan Native55%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners13%

MathThis District
All Students38%
African American29%
Asian65%
Hispanic34%
Native American/Alaskan Native36%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities32%
English language learners14%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students36%
African American27%
Asian51%
Hispanic28%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities29%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students68%
African American60%
Asian75%
Hispanic68%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities48%
English language learners26%

ScienceThis District
All Students46%
African American36%
Asian62%
Hispanic39%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners9%

MathThis District
All Students39%
African American29%
Asian56%
Hispanic39%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners14%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Reading/Language ArtsThis District
All Students35%
African American27%
Asian52%
Hispanic28%
Native American/Alaskan Native55%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities26%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students69%
African American62%
Asian76%
Hispanic65%
Native American/Alaskan Native90%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners22%

ScienceThis District
All Students43%
African American32%
Asian62%
Hispanic39%
Native American/Alaskan Native40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities26%
English language learners9%

MathThis District
All Students27%
African American23%
Asian55%
Hispanic23%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learners13%
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
 56% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 49% (2010)
The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

Algebra I
 61% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 38% (2011)
 38% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 65% in 2013.

Algebra II
 24% (2013)
 17% (2012)
The state average for Algebra II was 42% in 2013.

English II
 48% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 47% (2010)
The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

Biology I
 46% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 42% (2010)
The state average for Biology I was 62% in 2013.

U.S. History
 91% (2013)
The state average for U.S. History was n/a in 2013.

English III
 26% (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 Students56%
African American48%
Asian59%
Hispanic49%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learners5%

Algebra IThis District
All Students61%
African American50%
Asian73%
Hispanic59%
Native American/Alaskan Native83%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners25%
Source: TN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


Algebra IIThis District
All Students24%
African American13%
Asian50%
Hispanic22%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners8%

English IIThis District
All Students48%
African American37%
Asian52%
Hispanic42%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learners8%

Biology IThis District
All Students46%
African American36%
Asian54%
Hispanic38%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners16%

U.S. HistoryThis District
All Students91%
African American89%
Asian83%
Hispanic91%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities69%
English language learners68%

English IIIThis District
All Students26%
African American17%
Asian36%
Hispanic20%
Native American/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities8%
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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