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Scenic Hills Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 402 students

 

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Posted February 4, 2011

Great things are happening at Scenic Hills Elementary as we restructure and pursue greatness!!! Go Bobcats !!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 26, 2010

I attended Junior High and found this school to excel far above the schools in California!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2009

They have been very helpful and supportive. They have great teachers. They have some classes that the other schools my grandchildren went to doesn't have. (Speech, etc)


Posted August 10, 2008

I love Scenic Hills, my 5th grader that graduated June 2008 is well prepared for 6th grade. She attended Scenic Hills for 3 years and had a great learning experience. Her TCAP scores are above average and I feel that the entire staff is dedicated to the safty, happiness, and education of each student to the best of their abitility.
—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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

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

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
11%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
11%
Social Studies

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

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
16%
Reading/Language Arts

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
21%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
6%
Social Studies

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
10%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
8%
Social Studies

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

52 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

The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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 Students38%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students31%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students38%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students65%
African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
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 Students26%
African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students23%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students25%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students67%
African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities41%
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 Students27%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students27%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students15%
African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students48%
African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities29%
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 94% 23%
Hispanic 3% 7%
White 3% 67%
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%
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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3450 Scenic Hw
Memphis, TN 38128
Phone: (901) 416-4342

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