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Knox Doss Middle School At Drakes Creek

Public | 6-8 | 603 students

 

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Posted January 3, 2014

Excellent school for advanced programs. School is only 5 or 6 years old and has all the technology needed for kids to succeed. Top priority is the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2013

Great school with amazing teachers. The approach they take to prepare children for the future is amazing.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
20%
Reading/Language Arts

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

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
40%
Social Studies

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

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

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.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading/Language Arts

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

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
38%
Social Studies

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

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

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.

162 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

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

184 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
34%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

184 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
44%
Social Studies

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

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

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 Students44%
African American11%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
White51%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students68%
African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White73%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students72%
African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
White79%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities26%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students93%
African American74%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
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

Math

All Students34%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students52%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students64%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students90%
African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities67%
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 Students23%
African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White24%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students51%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students64%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities44%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students88%
African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities71%
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

 
 
83%

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 82% 67%
Black 10% 23%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 31%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
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  • Library
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Girls sports
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  • Choir / Chorus
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1338 Drakes Creek Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Phone: (615) 824-8383

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