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Kingsbury Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 588 students

 

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Posted April 17, 2014

The school is a joke. Rude teachers.Do not send your kids to this school. I will be moving from this area just to get my kids out of that trashy school.
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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 45% in 2013.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

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.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
8%
Reading/Language Arts

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

176 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
16%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
22%
Social Studies

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

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

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.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
5%
Reading/Language Arts

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

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
23%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
49%
Social Studies

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

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

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 Students14%
African American5%
Asiann/a
Hispanic14%
White21%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners10%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students22%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
White44%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students24%
African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
White33%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners10%

Social Studies

All Students71%
African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
White76%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners44%
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 Students36%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners22%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students18%
African American9%
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White21%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students46%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners16%

Social Studies

All Students78%
African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners49%
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 Students24%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
White25%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners7%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students13%
African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic12%
White10%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students30%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
White40%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learners7%

Social Studies

All Students63%
African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
White67%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learners27%
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

 
 
65%
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
Hispanic 56% 7%
Black 25% 23%
White 16% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students ELL/ESL Coordinator
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Nurse(s)
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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
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing

Language learning

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

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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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
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
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1276 North Graham
Memphis, TN 38122
Phone: (901) 416-6040

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