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Grand Junction Elementary School

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Posted August 7, 2014

This is a great school! It has undergone a lot of changes in the past few years. I can see that they are really making an effort in being a great first start of our children's education!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
12%
Reading/Language Arts

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

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
9%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
27%
Social Studies

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

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
7%
Reading/Language Arts

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
20%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
13%
Social Studies

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
3%
Reading/Language Arts

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
52%
Social Studies

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
9%
Reading/Language Arts

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

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
15%
Social Studies

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

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

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 Students54%
African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students18%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students29%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students64%
African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
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 American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students7%
African American7%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students7%
African American7%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students70%
African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
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 Students44%
African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students57%
African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students78%
African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
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 Students8%
African American9%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students24%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students20%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students80%
African American78%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
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

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
Black 94% 23%
White 5% 67%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 7%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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750 Pledge St
Grand Junction, TN 38039
Phone: (731) 764-2841

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