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Posted June 27, 2012

Arnold is a great school! The teachers & staff are wonderful. One of my children use to hate school but since we have been at Arnold he now loves it and has made great improvements. My 5th grader graduated with high grades & high scores on his TCAP's. We are very happy to be at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2008

Our family has had four generations attend this school, so over the years we have seen numerous changes. My son attended Arnold during the late 90's and had two different principals, Sheila Cannon and Debbie Torres. Sheila was an excellent principal, but Ms. Torres lacked something. So when my daughter was ready for school, I debated putting her in a private school. I soon learned that the school had gotten a new principal, Kellye Bender. Mrs. Bender is a great principal and role model for these kids. The teaching staff is also wonderful. Having such a diverse group of children attending this school gives my child an opportunity to learn about other cultures and customs, and to make some truly great friends that she might not have met had she gone to a private school. They also have a great gifted program, which gives my child the opportunity to excel.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2008

This is one of the best schools in our area! The use of technology is second to none!
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Posted March 5, 2005

The test scores and curriculum are not what we expected after investigating. We pay tuition to Arnold for a below average education. There are better schools to choose from that our money could go to.
—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 59% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
34%
Reading/Language Arts

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
48%
Social Studies

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
25%
Reading/Language Arts

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

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
33%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
31%
Social Studies

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
36%
Reading/Language Arts

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
48%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
36%
Social Studies

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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

All Students58%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students47%
African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
White48%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students60%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White65%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students81%
African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students33%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
White39%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students36%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White38%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students31%
African American12%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
White46%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students72%
African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
White72%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students62%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students43%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
White50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students43%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
White47%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students77%
African American69%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

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

Science

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

Social Studies

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 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 51% 67%
Black 24% 23%
Hispanic 23% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 81%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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473 8th North West St
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: (423) 472-2241

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