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Camden Central High School

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Posted September 5, 2012

This school supports approximately 600 students. It offers core subjects, college preparation courses, dual credit and many extracurricular activities. Class ratio is manageable. Our teachers are highly qualified and dedicated. Leadership is supportive. Our community offers great partnership in education.
—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.
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 65% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
48%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 42% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
49%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 62% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
60%
English I

The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
60%
English II

The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
63%
English III

The state average for English III was 40% in 2013.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
44%
U.S. History

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) exams to test high school students in language arts, math, science, and social studies upon completion of relevant courses. Students must pass the algebra I, English II, and biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, in order to graduate. The Gateway/EOC exams are standards-based tests that measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Algebra II

All Students51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

English I

All Students69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Students55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a

English III

All Students47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) exams to test high school students in language arts, math, science, and social studies upon completion of relevant courses. Students must pass the algebra I, English II, and biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, in order to graduate. The Gateway/EOC exams are standards-based tests that measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined 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 93% 67%
Black 4% 23%
Hispanic 2% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
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 60%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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115 Schools Dr
Camden, TN 38320
Phone: (731) 584-7254

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