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Oakland 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.

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

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.

396 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

400 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

400 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

400 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

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.

345 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

364 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

363 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

363 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

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 Students59%
African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
White66%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students65%
African American49%
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students66%
African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities58%
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 Students56%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students44%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students70%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students84%
African American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities54%
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 Students42%
African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
White45%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students49%
African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
White55%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students66%
African American49%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
White73%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students88%
African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
White90%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities55%
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

 
 
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 71% 67%
Black 19% 23%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 904-6760

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