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Jim Satterfield Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 296 students

 
 

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Posted September 11, 2006

this is a great school always try to help us lots of study secission for us its great
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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 45% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
25%
Reading/Language Arts

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
48%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
57%
Social Studies

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading/Language Arts

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

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
56%
Social Studies

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

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

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.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
25%
Reading/Language Arts

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

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
61%
Social Studies

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

114 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

All Students53%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students59%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students77%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities26%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students92%
African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities63%
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 Students53%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students39%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students73%
African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students88%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities60%
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 Students77%
African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students53%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students80%
African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities50%
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 83% 67%
Black 16% 23%
Hispanic 2% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
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 57%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Hartsville, TN 37074
Phone: (615) 374-2748

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