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Hamilton Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading/Language Arts

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
18%
Social Studies

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading/Language Arts

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
12%
Social Studies

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
27%
Reading/Language Arts

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

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
31%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
1%
Social Studies

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

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

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 Students40%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students19%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students21%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students52%
African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
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 Students40%
African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students21%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students16%
African American16%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students58%
African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
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 Students62%
African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students24%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
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 Students80%
African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 100% 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 99%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Memphis, TN 38106
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