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Pickwick Southside School

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Posted February 25, 2010

Pickwick Southside is on the way to the top! Great staff that care for all children! The changes being made to make the campus a safe and secure learning environment are much needed! Keep up the hard work.


Posted July 24, 2009

pwss is such a great school .it is small but great ,i like it small because you know most of the teachers,staff,and students.the principal is great too.i have been going there since kindergarden and i love it there.i know changes are going to be made this school year i am excited about them.


Posted May 9, 2009

Wonderful school! Fabulous teachers and students. Thank you for your hard work and dedication!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2009

I am proud of the hard work by the parents, teachers, students, and the principal to make our school a family. I am proud to be a teacher at Southside. Debbie
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 29, 2009

The school & teachers are still great. It's the principal that needs to go.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 4, 2008

Everything about this school is great. The teacher to student ratio is wonderful. The staff is caring and eager to see children learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 2, 2008

Great small school in a great small town! people talk badly about it but i am very proud i have a child there now and will have another one in a few years there also. Go Eagles!
—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.

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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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading/Language Arts

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
48%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

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

31 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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
21%
Reading/Language Arts

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
42%
Social Studies

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
0%
Reading/Language Arts

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

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
12%
Social Studies

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

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading/Language Arts

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
37%
Social Studies

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
5%
Reading/Language Arts

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
53%
Social Studies

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

21 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 41% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
26%
Reading/Language Arts

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
30%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%
Social Studies

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

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 Students61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged75%
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 Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged79%
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 Students57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
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 Students41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged81%
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 Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
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 Students10%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White10%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students19%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White19%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged73%
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 99% 67%
Hispanic 1% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 23%
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 67%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1970 Hwy 57
Counce, TN 38326
Phone: (731) 689-5185

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