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Dalewood Middle School

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Posted August 22, 2013

My school is right now trying to improve! This is rating is only from what I have perceived so far since 08082013
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2008

i use to go to dalewood now i am at hsat middle i wish i never left i was learning alot of good things there now i am not learning anything
—Submitted by a student


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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.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
11%
Reading/Language Arts

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

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
14%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
9%
Social Studies

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

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
8%
Reading/Language Arts

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

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
12%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
10%
Social Studies

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

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
7%
Reading/Language Arts

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

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
11%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
19%
Social Studies

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

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

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 Students9%
African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students13%
African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students10%
African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students57%
African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
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 Students18%
African American17%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students11%
African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students40%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities59%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students36%
African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
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

Math

All Students20%
African American16%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students19%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students27%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students54%
African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
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

 
 
38%
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 90% 23%
White 7% 67%
Hispanic 2% 7%
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 99%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

Fax number
  • (423) 493-0327

Resources

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

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

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Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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1300 Shallowford Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37411
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