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Ruby Major Elementary School

Public | K-4 | 585 students

 

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2013:
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2012:
Based on 2 ratings
2011:
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Posted June 28, 2007

Ruby Major is a great school! I commend all those that put so much in to making it work so well.Many thanks to everyone at Ruby Major.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 16, 2007

Excellent Principle and School Staff. And Those Amazing Students.....The Ruby Major 'Rockets'. Lets Go Rockets.
—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.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
51%
Reading/Language Arts

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
42%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
75%
Social Studies

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

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading/Language Arts

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
49%
Social Studies

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

99 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

All Students65%
African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
White85%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students52%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students70%
African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students89%
African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
White93%
Economically disadvantaged87%
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 Students63%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
White75%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students62%
African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
White75%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students68%
African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students92%
African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
White94%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities73%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 46% 67%
Black 41% 24%
Hispanic 8% 6%
Asian 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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5141 John Hager Rd
Hermitage, TN 37076
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