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Jo Byrns Elementary School

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5 stars

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Posted August 1, 2012

This is a great school, they are very dedicated to the students at Jo Byrns and have helped my daughter achieve so much!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 2, 2011

We came here from Indiana(Chicagoland area). Jo Byrns is a wonderful school with dedicated teachers and respectful students. Children are of UTMOST importance here in Robertson County. If you are thinking about this area and Jo Byrns.....think no further!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2009

i think this is the best school my kids have attended
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 23, 2008

My child goes here and it is the best school I know and my child loves it
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 16, 2007

After reviewing the schools in Robertson county this was the best I have found. My three children have been enrolled for 3 school years now and I am very pleased at their progress. It is nice to be away from the intercity schools also.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2007

Teachers are very caring and try to help the student with everything. Great community support also
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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 59% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
35%
Reading/Language Arts

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

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
54%
Social Studies

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

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading/Language Arts

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

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
33%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
39%
Social Studies

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

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
26%
Reading/Language Arts

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
33%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
39%
Social Studies

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading/Language Arts

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
48%
Social Studies

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

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 Students50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities64%
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 Students38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities60%
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 Students47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities53%
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 Students51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities46%
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

Algebra I

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
English I

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2010

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

English I

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 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 90% 67%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Black 2% 23%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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