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North Lee Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 470 students

 

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Posted July 24, 2010

This school is fine if your child is an average child. My son is gifted and the school refused any accommodations until he was in 3rd grade (he was in 1st grade at the time). Also, the principal has previously worked at the local high school, he had no experience with elementary school students and that's very evident in how he blows minor infractions way out of proportion (kindergarten student gave a wedgie and was suspended for 3 days!)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2010

My daughter is in Kindergarten at North Lee and I absolutely love this school! Her teacher is wonderful and the principal is very involved with each student. I hope my daughter is able to stay at North Lee thru 5th grade!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 19, 2009

Outstanding school! Very high academic success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2009

I've taught at four elementary schools in my 20 year teaching career, and this school is by far the best. My own child attends this school and receives an excellent education. The faculty is experienced and has high expectations. The test scores are always very high.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2007

We have had the wonderful opportunity of having two of our children attend North Lee. Academics is a 10. Sports is a 10 and the loving and caring staff is a 10. We will miss this great school as we are relocating to Houston, TX area. Go Rams!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2004

I have one child entering 3rd grade and one entering kinderfarten this year. Miss Fairchild (2nd grade) was the greatest teacher my oldest has had yet. My youngest daughter will start with Mrs. Sanders for her first year. Expectations are high that they will achieve much in the coming year. i know the school can deliver. Best school in Bradley County.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2004

This is the best school in all of Bradley County. Expectations for students are set high but are achieved through guidance and instruction from a dedicated faculty and staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2004

North Lee is an excellent school! It ranks higher than any school in the area. North Lee is filled with highly qualified Christian teachers. Our family has been blessed by being a part of the North Lee family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2004

I have two children who attend North Lee. The oldest is graduating this year. I have been very pleased with the school. The teachers seem to be well qualified, they really stress the importance of reading and the students test high in math also. There seems to be good unity in the school as a whole and parent volunteers/support is high.
—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.

About these ratings

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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading/Language Arts

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

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading/Language Arts

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

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
73%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 88% 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 57% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
39%
Reading/Language Arts

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

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
65%
Social Studies

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

2010

 
 
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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.

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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Reading/Language Arts

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

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Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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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 Students66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
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 Students58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
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 Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 67%
Black 3% 24%
Asian 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Special education / special needs

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  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
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School basics

School start time
  • 7:45 am
School end time
  • 2:45 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Dr. Sharon Harper
Fax number
  • (423) 478-8811

Programs

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  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
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  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
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  • The parental involement at north lee is phenomenal. every teacher can boast of at least one parent who volunteers in the classroom on a weekly basis. the pto is very active and provides much needed support to the school.
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  • While academics are the main focus at North Lee, we also provide extensive opportunities for the arts offering music, art, and drama in our extended after school program. We also offer opportunities for student leadership through the safety patrol and principal advisory board.
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