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Glencliff Elementary School

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Posted July 30, 2009

Fantastic school! My son went to GES for the 08-09 school year. I could not have been more pleased with the school. The principal and faculty were great and very supportive of the students. The only issue I had with the school is the lack of parental involvement but it is moving in the right direction.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2008

My child has attended Glencliff for the past 3 years. My child has done nothing but excel. The teachers are very involved with the children's learning as well as their overall well-being. As with all schools there is always room for growth. However, I nor my child could be more happier with this school or it's staff. Overall, Glencliff is one of the best elementary schools in Nashville.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 5, 2008

Besr elemantary school in Nashville!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 4, 2007

My 8 year old LOVES this school. THe only problem that i have with it is that it is not very culturally diverse. Seems rather one sided to me. However, as far as the learning goes, my son has done VERY well. THe teachers seem to truly care about education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 21, 2007

I have a kindergarten student at Glencliff. I am pleasantly surprised that his teacher cares about his learning so much. My son is already receiving AR points, and I believe that that is a big deal for a student his age. Also,the parent involvement is incredible in my son's class. I can not speak for the other classes at this school, but my son is very lucky to have gone to kindergarten at Glencliff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 20, 2005

There are no sports available at this school, but they are finally building a gym for the students. I have three children that attend Glencliff and I know by the time my fourth grader eats lunch they are out of food on many days, so I have to pack my children lunches each day whether they want to eat at school or not...I find this ridiculous! Parental involvement is low, too, many times there are only 3 or 4 parents that are willing to contribute to anything within the school!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
19%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
36%
Social Studies

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
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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

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading/Language Arts

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
18%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
20%
Social Studies

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
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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.

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Reading/Language Arts

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

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Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

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Writing

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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.

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Reading/Language Arts

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

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Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

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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 Students42%
African American17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
White50%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities47%
English language learners28%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
White46%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learners12%

Science

All Students32%
African American17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
White35%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learners16%

Social Studies

All Students67%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
White69%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners60%
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
Hispanic28%
White40%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners18%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
White40%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learners11%

Science

All Students19%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
White35%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learners54%
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

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.

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English I

The state average for English I was 68% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
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2010

 
 
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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
Hispanic 53% 7%
White 30% 67%
Black 15% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 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 91%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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