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Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Academy

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Posted March 18, 2013

I am a student employee at Benjamin L Hooks Job Corps Center, and I only want to say that this school is doing nothing but great things for me. I am on the road to success with the help or this Training Facility I have completed 3 out of 5 parts of my GED, Getting hands on training in Computer Service and studying for my A+ Certification. I'm on my way to a better tomorrow. Team 3, don't let the number fool you.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 1, 2008

Job Corps is great! It offers great experiences, training and mentoring programs to its students. The High School program inside this center allows students to have the option of getting their high school diploma from certified school teachers. Students have so much go gain. This small learning community is filled with caring and understanding staff members who only want the best for students.
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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

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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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 96% 24%
Hispanic 2% 6%
White 2% 67%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1555 McAlister Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
Phone: (901) 396-2800

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