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Fairmount Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 467 students

 

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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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading/Language Arts

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

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
63%
Social Studies

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

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
26%
Reading/Language Arts

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
38%
Social Studies

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

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 57% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
35%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

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 45% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
10%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
44%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

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 Students48%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students34%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students50%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students80%
African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learnersn/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.

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 Students37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/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.

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 Students57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/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.

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 Students55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/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.

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
White 94% 67%
Black 4% 24%
Hispanic 1% 6%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
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 77%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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