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New Providence Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 893 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2012:
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2011:
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Posted August 10, 2003

this school is of poorest quality, to include teacher/parent communication, cleanliness, and staff helpfulness.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

317 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
39%
Reading/Language Arts

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

317 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

317 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
65%
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

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

379 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
28%
Reading/Language Arts

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

379 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

379 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
64%
Social Studies

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

379 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

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.

316 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
17%
Reading/Language Arts

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

339 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

317 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%
Social Studies

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

339 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

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 Students40%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
White42%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students60%
African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students79%
African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
White82%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities81%
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 Students35%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students45%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students64%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities43%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students91%
African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
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 Students31%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
White33%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students40%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
White44%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students64%
African American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
White65%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students84%
African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities43%
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

 
 
100%
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 59% 67%
Black 24% 24%
Hispanic 10% 6%
Two or more races 5% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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