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Lanier Middle School

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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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
12%
Reading/Language Arts

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
21%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
11%
Social Studies

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

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.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
21%
Reading/Language Arts

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

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
10%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
9%
Social Studies

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

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

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.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
6%
Reading/Language Arts

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

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
10%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
7%
Social Studies

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

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

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 Students17%
African American17%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students21%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students37%
African American37%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students55%
African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities26%
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 Students58%
African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students15%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students36%
African American37%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students55%
African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities64%
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 American12%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students18%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students18%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students48%
African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities16%
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

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
28%
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 98% 23%
Hispanic 1% 7%
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%
White 0% 67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
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School basics

Fax number
  • (901) 416-9875

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
  • Basketball
  • Football
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Performing arts
  • Creative writing
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817 Brownlee Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Phone: (901) 416-3128

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