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T A Dugger Junior High School

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Posted April 29, 2014

This school is the most amazing school I've ever been to. Versus some schools, you now, those that do NOT crackdown on unruly behavior, this school is heaven on Earth. Also, the band here is amazing. I play violin, but I am learning percussion so I can join next year.


Posted September 26, 2013

Awesome school with great teachers who help students to succeed and have great parental communication
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

They have helped all 4 of my children fall in love with school!!1
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2008

I love the students and the staff. First rate school, I wouldn't work anywhere else!
—Submitted by a teacher


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 45% in 2013.

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading/Language Arts

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

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

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.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
35%
Reading/Language Arts

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

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

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

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

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.

193 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
4%
Reading/Language Arts

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

193 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

193 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
78%
Social Studies

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

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

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 Students53%
African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities32%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students63%
African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students68%
African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students95%
African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities77%
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 Students65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities78%
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
White48%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities57%
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

 
 
88%
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 94% 67%
Black 3% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 7%
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 48%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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