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Getwell Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 507 students

 

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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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading/Language Arts

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

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
15%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
24%
Social Studies

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

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
32%
Reading/Language Arts

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

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
22%
Social Studies

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

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading/Language Arts

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

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
26%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
14%
Social Studies

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

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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 Students32%
African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students24%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students30%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students55%
African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities26%
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 Students26%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students16%
African American17%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students14%
African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students66%
African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities33%
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 Students43%
African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students31%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students30%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students64%
African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities7%
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 Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

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 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 91% 23%
Hispanic 7% 7%
White 1% 67%
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 99%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
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School basics

Fax number
  • (901) 416-6774

Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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2795 Getwell Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Phone: (901) 416-0267

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