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Chickasaw Junior High School

Public | 7-9 | 442 students

 

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Posted March 20, 2011

As you all know there have been changes in the curriculum and state test expectations and now we are faced with the task of raising the bar to meet those expectations.
—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 47% in 2013.

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
4%
Reading/Language Arts

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

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
5%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
8%
Social Studies

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

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
1%

2010

 
 
1%
Reading/Language Arts

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

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
9%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
23%
Social Studies

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

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

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 Students19%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students12%
African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students29%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students48%
African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities23%
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 Students21%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students11%
African American11%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students37%
African American37%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students60%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities44%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
59%
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 Students76%
African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 7%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students School social worker/counselors(s)
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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School basics

Fax number
  • (901) 416-8139

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
Extra learning resources offered
  • 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
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Track

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
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4060 Westmont Rd
Memphis, TN 38109
Phone: (901) 416-8134

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