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Cole Elementary School

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Posted November 15, 2012

This is the second year that my son has attended Cole Elementary and I love this school. The teachers are top notch. I can tell that the faculty really cares about the kids and making sure that they get the education that they need and deserve. I love that they recognize both the students that need to be challenged as well as the students that need extra help. My son is in the encore program and his teachers have always challenged him to excel. I can't think of a single bad thing about this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2010

My children attended from 1st and 3rd grades to 4th. Both of my kids are academically gifted and were adequately challenged. They both participated in the Encore program for Gifted and Talented children. I can't think of a single bad thing to say about our experience. The assistant principal, Chad High, is wonderful and he was principal the last year my son attended. My son is now attending Meigs Academic Magnet School where he has been on the honor roll, and my daughter from 5th grade on has been at Harpeth Hall, a private, college preparatory school, where she makes straight A's.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2009

I came to work at Cole six years ago and quickly realized it was a special place. The teachers are capable, dedicated and insightful. The students are diverse, eager and bright and the parents are involved and supportive. I am a member of the P.E. team and I have witnessed first hand the 'espirit de corps' at this school. It is truly 'America's Best School'.
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Posted February 7, 2006

I love Cole Elementary because they care about the students education, mental health, and emotional health. My daughter came out of homeschool, in which I did for four months total. She had very poor self-esteem when it came to school. Through homeschooling I was able to get her confidence up, and through the help of Cole Elementary, the teachers, staff, reading specialist, special education teachers, they have her so excited about learning that she teaches me. I thank the Principal and Asst. Principal for a job well done by picking a great staff of leadership! I love this school, and my daughter is excited daily to go to school. They do not make her feel less of a child, and they encourage her to do her best! I love the programs that are after school, movie nights, field trips, and this year camp. So keep up the great work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 13, 2005

I think that Cole Elementary School is the best thing that ever happend to me as a child. I learned while having fun. Most of the other schools in Tennessee didn't do that. I was also in the Encore program that helped me expand my vocabulary, and also my thinking. I also did extracurricular activites, which I enjoied. For example I was in chours. I had the most wonderful learning time at Cole Elementary School. All of my teachers had a very special relationship with me and the other children too. I still talk to most of my elementary teachers.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 59% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
39%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 49% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
26%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
43%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 84% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. 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.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
17%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
23%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. 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.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

All Students58%
African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learners42%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students37%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
White47%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities11%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students53%
African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learners27%

Social Studies

All Students67%
African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
White74%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learners42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. 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.

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.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

All Students25%
African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
White33%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners9%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students28%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
White35%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students29%
African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
White40%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners9%

Social Studies

All Students78%
African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
White88%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities48%
English language learners45%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. 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.

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.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 47% 7%
White 29% 67%
Black 21% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00a.m.
School end time
  • 3:00p.m.
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Mildred V. Nelson
Fax number
  • (615) 333-5659

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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5060 Colemont Dr
Antioch, TN 37013
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Phone: (615) 333-5043

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