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Hamilton Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 355 students

 

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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.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
5%
Reading/Language Arts

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

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
16%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
11%
Social Studies

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

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
8%
Reading/Language Arts

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

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
5%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
3%
Social Studies

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

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
1%
Reading/Language Arts

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

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
5%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
8%
Social Studies

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

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

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 Students28%
African American28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students21%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students9%
African American9%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students59%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities30%
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 Students24%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students9%
African American9%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students23%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students38%
African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities15%
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 Students23%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students16%
African American16%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students46%
African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students52%
African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities31%
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

 
 
32%
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

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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Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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School basics

Fax number
  • (901) 416-3314

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
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
  • Cheerleading
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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1478 Wilson St
Memphis, TN 38106
Phone: (901) 416-7832

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