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Tates Creek High School

Public | 9-12 | 1695 students

 

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Posted October 8, 2013

If you want to find a good school for your kids, just keep on driving, get a second job to pay for private school, or start a charter school! What a JOKE! Did you know that saying the F word is not considered cussing but saying the N word is? Did you know the teachers are on anti-depressants just to deal with the bullying from administrators and so-called students? Did you know fights, threats and assaults are commonplace? Come to Tates Creek and learn survival skills or let your kids fend for yourselves ....on your tax dollars . . . .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 28, 2010

My two youngest attend Tates Creek High School. My 17-year old son loves it there, and before going to Tates Creek he hadn't liked school at all since second grade. My 15-year old son has also had a wonderful experience and he often shares what he's learned in his classes. The teachers are friendly and helpful, my sons' counselor is phenomenal, and the principal and other administrators are open and accessible to parents and students. Tates Creek offers a variety of programs so it's easy to tailor the high school experience to the needs of the individual student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2009

The incredible support from a phenomenal staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 24, 2009

I love Tates Creek High School!!! They have been very helpful concerning my oldest daughter. Don't get me wrong, she loves school and knows she has to take certain classes, but she has had problems with Math and Science classes. They have given her extra help, let her take Plato and basically been there all the way for her. This school year she is pregnant and again they have been helpful and understanding, with her condition. She is keeping up with the classes and her counselor has everything ready for her when she takes off. I am proud of and thankful for all that have helped us along the way.
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Posted December 6, 2006

I am really pleased with the education my daughter is getting from Tates Creek High. Her father graduated from this school. The extracurricular activities are great. Overall I feel this is a great school
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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Language Mechanics was 51% in 2013.

449 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

432 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

382 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Language Mechanics

All Students53%
Female54%
Male53%
African American36%
Asian36%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial23%
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities3%
English language learners0%

Writing

All Students48%
Female54%
Male42%
African American34%
Asian46%
Hispanic27%
Multiracial10%
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities3%
English language learners0%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Writing

All Students73%
Female78%
Male68%
African American60%
Asian77%
Hispanic57%
Multiracial55%
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2011.

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
47%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
47%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Until 2010-2011, Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 through 12 in reading, social studies, science, writing, and math. The Elementary School results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for grades 3 through 5 combined for each subject. Middle School results are for grades 6 though 8 combined, and High School results are for grades 10 though 12 combined. The KCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky. Beginning in 2011-2012, Kentucky switched to the K-PREP and EOC exams.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 36% in 2013.

455 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
45%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 36% in 2013.

372 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
53%
English II

The state average for English II was 56% in 2013.

437 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 51% in 2013.

379 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
54%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

All Students48%
Female47%
Male50%
African American37%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracial10%
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities3%
English language learners40%

Biology I

All Students50%
Female51%
Male48%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Students67%
Female70%
Male64%
African American41%
Asian46%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities3%
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Students58%
Female56%
Male60%
African American33%
Asian58%
Hispanic50%
Multiracial46%
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 66% 82%
Black 24% 11%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Asian 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A57%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

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PE instructor(s)
School psychologist
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

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