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T. S. Hill Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 501 students

 
 

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2 stars

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Posted June 16, 2014

although i've been at this school for the past 5 or 6 years and have thought it was such a great school, i think the school isn't that great now that i've moved. most of the teachers pick favorites, or are the type of teacher that just sit back and wait for a paycheck. not only that, but the students there are very rude. if you do not have money you can't be the teacher's pet or get anything you want. everything at that school is based off of popularity such as sports, cliques. most of the "popular" kids are very rude to everyone. they think they are better than everyone and judge every person they walk by before even giving that person a chance to be friends.


Posted February 2, 2012

My Son recently returned to school after home schooling for awhile, due to a very bad experience at Central Elementary School here in Dexter. After Central he was terrified to go to school, but thanks to the staff at the Middle school He is no longer afraid and he loves T.S Middle School. The Teachers there have been very helpful and kind to him, he is making friends and getting the help he needed. I am especially grateful to the school counselor Nancy Langley and to Mrs DeLay. Their help has been extremely beneficial to my son. They both have gone to great lengths to help him not only fit in, but to really succeed and do well in school. John Walker has been very helpful to my son as he completed tests to see where he needed help, and Christopher Bolin in helping him in the resource room with his math. I am very pleased with the school and very grateful to all the staff for going out of their way to help my son with his educational needs. I recommend this school very highly to others!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 48% in 2014.

158 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
46%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

158 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
45%

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
45%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 56% in 2014.

170 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

170 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 51% in 2014.

175 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2014.

175 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2014.

175 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
66%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students46%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White46%
Free or reduced-price lunch32%
Students with disabilities32%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students45%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White45%
Free or reduced-price lunch33%
Students with disabilities23%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students56%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White55%
Free or reduced-price lunch47%
Students with disabilities20%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students44%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White45%
Free or reduced-price lunch34%
Students with disabilities13%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students51%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White50%
Free or reduced-price lunch43%
Students with disabilities11%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students44%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White43%
Free or reduced-price lunch29%
Students with disabilities17%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students50%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White49%
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilities11%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 55% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
80%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 74%
Black 1% 17%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1107 Brown Pilot Ln
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: (573) 614-1010

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