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East High School

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Posted April 24, 2010

Both of my children graduated from this school. The faculty and staff are great, knowlegeable, caring and dedicated to the learning and wholeness of each student who is willing to be taught.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2007

East High School is no longer an optional school it is a joke! under the current leadership of this principal Mr. Curry ,he lacks communication skills in how to deal with students and parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 23, 2006

In the 80's and 90's, East provided excellent educational programs in science and engineering. The had wonderful faculty members such as Mrs.Amelia Johnson and Mrs. Mary Lambert. Mr. Ronnie Bynum was a very supportive administrator. Many of the graduates earned National Merit Honors and attended some of the best colleges and universities.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted June 23, 2005

This school is high on its social standards. Everyone seems to get along well, but that should not be the only thing considered when choosing the best school for your child. It's teachers are poor, and the guidance counselors have so much work put on them that they can't do their most important jobs-helping the kids.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 10, 2005

I think that East has helped my child in learning about the 'Real World'. I took her out of Harding Academy and she has adjusted well and has kept her grades up. The principals have made sure that the work is not too easy. 'East is Excellence'.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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.

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

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Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

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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.

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

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The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

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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 Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

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

Science

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/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

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.

228 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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40%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
29%

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29%
English I

The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

212 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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37%

2012

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
35%
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 II

The state average for Algebra II was 42% in 2013.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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23%

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14%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 62% in 2013.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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31%

2012

 
 
27%

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28%
English II

The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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30%

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44%

2011

 
 
34%

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37%
English III

The state average for English III was 40% in 2013.

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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10%

2012

 
 
15%
U.S. History

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%
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 Students40%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

English I

All Students37%
African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities8%
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

Algebra II

All Students23%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Students31%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Students30%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a

English III

All Students10%
African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Students92%
African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities65%
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 97% 23%
Hispanic 1% 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 84%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Memphis, TN 38111
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