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Newberry Elementary School

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Posted January 15, 2014

They help us when we need help. They also have tutoring after school to get us prepare for t-cap. There always working us hard so that we can pass t-cap and get a better education and what we will like to be when we are an adult ! That's why I like my school Newberry Elementary School !


Posted July 24, 2010

Well I was a student from 03-04 and I think this was one of the best schools Ive ever been too


Posted April 9, 2009

Friendly staff who care that the students succeed. Good before and after school care.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 59% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
37%
Reading/Language Arts

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
56%
Social Studies

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
15%
Reading/Language Arts

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

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
22%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
18%
Social Studies

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

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
29%
Reading/Language Arts

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

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
38%
Social Studies

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

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

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 Students46%
African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students39%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students57%
African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students76%
African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities53%
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 Students48%
African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students28%
African American28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities26%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students29%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students80%
African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities52%
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 Students64%
African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students45%
African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students49%
African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students84%
African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 94% 23%
Hispanic 4% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
White 1% 67%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 99%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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5540 Newberry
Memphis, TN 38118
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