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Morrison Elementary School

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Posted March 16, 2009

I love going to Morrison! I'm an 8th grader there and I wish I didn't have to leave. The teachers are great! They work with you on anything you need help with and they really care about you as a person not just as a student. The programs offered (basketball, cheerleading, beta club, drama club...etc.) are outstanding. My 8th grade class has learned respect for people above and under them. Also, we've learned skills that we'll never forget. I'm proud to be an Eagle!
—Submitted by a student


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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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
38%
Reading/Language Arts

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

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
17%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
50%
Social Studies

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

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
20%
Reading/Language Arts

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

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
24%
Social Studies

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

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

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

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
27%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
29%
Social Studies

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

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading/Language Arts

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

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
22%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
30%
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

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
2%
Reading/Language Arts

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
29%
Social Studies

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
3%
Reading/Language Arts

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
26%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
36%
Social Studies

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

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 Students45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White85%
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

Math

All Students30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged89%
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 Students32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged89%
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 Students32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
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 Students31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities40%
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 Students17%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White14%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White24%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White76%
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

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
White 84% 67%
Hispanic 13% 7%
Black 2% 23%
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 67%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Morrison, TN 37357
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