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Georgian Hills Elementary School

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Posted February 16, 2009

This is a great school with a principal and staff who are dedicated to the academic goals and overall advancement of the students.


Posted February 20, 2004

I think Georgian Hills are a great school. The teachers are verry expierence, but we need a little more parent as myself to help these teachers with our children. To make them number one.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
17%
Reading/Language Arts

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

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
11%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
15%
Social Studies

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

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
30%
Reading/Language Arts

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
15%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
8%
Social Studies

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
5%
Reading/Language Arts

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
5%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
2%
Social Studies

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

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

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
9%
Reading/Language Arts

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
17%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
2%
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 Students21%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students8%
African American5%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students18%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students44%
African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
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 Students29%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students10%
African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students25%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students69%
African American69%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
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 Students13%
African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students11%
African American12%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students7%
African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students35%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
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.

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 96% 23%
White 4% 67%
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%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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