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East Lake Academy Of Fine Arts

Public | 6-8 | 439 students

 

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Posted February 7, 2009

Students please check your spelling when submitting a review, when you send a review and do not spell it correctly it makes your school look bad..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2009

This is an awesome school. The teachers teach and the students learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 16, 2008

My friend and I looooooooovvvvvvveeeeeeeesssssss this school they have all types of muticultural divercity. This year 2008 8th graders can leave there with two high school credits if you take advanced algebra 1 and science so cool. There are lots of arts, clubs, and sports to do!!! So screw writter one!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 1, 2008

The whole time I went to this school I learned nothing. They taught material I already knew. Only limited teachers were friendly an some were not respectful of students opinion.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 7, 2008

i love this school and the principle is woderful!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2008

this school is great because it is clean ans students need that so they can concentrait on learning and they can't do that in a dirty enviroment.I know this because i attended this school for three years and i learned as much as i could thanks to my fellow teachers and staff for being there making sure our school was clean and the teachers had everything thry needed to teach us what we needed to know form begining to end.my name is lacandrice monique pittman and now i attend bhs and thanks to eastlake academy i had came to this school with two credits and now i and pass because i have six credits.


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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 45% in 2013.

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

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

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
15%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
9%
Social Studies

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

176 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

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 47% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
12%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
10%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
10%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

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 41% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
2%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 47% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
15%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
12%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 82% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

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

All Students24%
African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
White20%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities44%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students26%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
White24%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students31%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White36%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students56%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities13%
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 Students26%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students27%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students26%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students53%
African American49%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities48%
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 Students19%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White24%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students24%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
White35%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities52%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students27%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
White30%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities45%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students65%
African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
White70%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities52%
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

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
52%
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
Black 75% 23%
White 16% 67%
Hispanic 9% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 98%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students School social worker/counselors(s)
Nurse(s)
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

Fax number
  • (423) 493-0343

Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Parent involvement
  • Join PTO/PTA
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2700 East 34th St
Chattanooga, TN 37407
Phone: (423) 493-0334

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