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Cumberland Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 386 students

 

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Posted April 24, 2010

Because this school is my son & daughter favorite school when they attend their.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 4, 2009

The school is awesome. The new principal, Mrs. Bertha Brown is a dream come true for the staff. The students really seem to enjoy themselves.


Posted February 19, 2009

My daughter has attended for two years. I love the staff and the school is cery well kept.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2008

I love, love, love Cumberland Elementary School of Excellence! The prinicpal, Mrs. Perkins really loves the children and it trickles down.
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Posted August 28, 2007

Cumberland Elementary has a warm, caring, family like atmosphere. Everyone is happy and engaged in learning


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About these ratings

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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading/Language Arts

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
18%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
44%
Social Studies

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

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

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
16%
Social Studies

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

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

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 Students53%
African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students39%
African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students53%
African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students79%
African American78%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
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 American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students23%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students20%
African American16%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students77%
African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities47%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 85% 23%
White 11% 67%
Hispanic 2% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 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 89%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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4247 Cato Rd
Nashville, TN 37218
Phone: (615) 291-6370

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