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Malesus Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 280 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted June 25, 2008

My child attends Malesus Elementary after attending a private school! Their academic excellence is way above the wonderful things I had heard about them! We are extremely happy with the students, the staff and the overall acedemics!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 3, 2008

Wonderful School! Malesus Elementary provides an excellent academic environment for all students to learn and to grow. The quality of education is 'top notch' and our staff goes above and beyond to meet our student's needs. Our parents are wonderful and our students are super! Way To GoMalesus! Malesus
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 28, 2007

This school provides an excellent education to any student that has the priviledge of attending. Not only is there solid academics, there are ample opportunities for parent involvement and communications from the teacher. This is an outstanding school.
—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 59% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
55%
Reading/Language Arts

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
29%
Reading/Language Arts

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

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
48%
Social Studies

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

64 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 57% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

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 Students51%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students48%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students65%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students84%
African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged80%
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 Students31%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students49%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students42%
African American20%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students89%
African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White89%
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 Students83%
African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students71%
African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students77%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students94%
African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 67%
Black 24% 24%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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