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Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School

Public | PK-8 | 422 students

 

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Posted March 11, 2014

I will be here all day talking about this school, and more importantly, Baltimore City Public Schools. As a teacher that has experience working in another school district, I'd say do not come to this school, or to Baltimore City to work...ever! You have been warned. The students do not take their education seriously, and neither do their parents. The administrators expect you to work miracles, and you just end up feeling drained, and useless at the end of each day. There are such better school districts on MD that you can work in...do not come here.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 26, 2012

Hostile environment, kids get away with walking out of class, cursing at teachers, tearing up school property. Admin will yell at staff in front of students. Huge turnover rate.
—Submitted by a teacher


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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.
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
34%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
68%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
21%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 97% 36%
Hispanic 2% 12%
White 1% 43%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Baltimore, MD 21205
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