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Mcmurray Middle School

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Posted July 29, 2013

Awesome, I'm Hejar and love this school , you should go here , it's very fun , Come and have fun


Posted September 18, 2006

My child has been there for 4 years. She has had the best teachers and the sports are great. Taught her respect team work, and to have fun. The teachers will even have lunch with you for extra help. They Love when the parents are at the school every chance they get, for lunches to help what ever that it may be. The Principle, Dr Turner has really turned the school around since she has been there.THere is Strings,Band,chorus, SGA,Football,Volleyball Basketball,Soccer,Track. Before and After school care.Title One. They will go to every length to help a student anyway that they can. I wish my child could stay another 4 years!!!
—Submitted by a parent


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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 57% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
20%
Reading/Language Arts

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

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
21%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
22%
Social Studies

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

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
20%
Reading/Language Arts

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

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
31%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
21%
Social Studies

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

180 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 47% in 2013.

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
17%
Reading/Language Arts

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

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
26%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
15%
Social Studies

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

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

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.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
7%
Reading/Language Arts

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

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
20%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
24%
Social Studies

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

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

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 Students57%
African American50%
Asian35%
Hispanic66%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities48%
English language learners39%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students32%
African American29%
Asian17%
Hispanic37%
White33%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities38%
English language learners10%

Science

All Students40%
African American56%
Asian24%
Hispanic44%
White36%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners15%

Social Studies

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asian62%
Hispanic88%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities67%
English language learners67%
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 Students28%
African American26%
Asian33%
Hispanic27%
White28%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities29%
English language learners10%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students32%
African American30%
Asian20%
Hispanic37%
White32%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students38%
African American37%
Asian40%
Hispanic33%
White60%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learners17%

Social Studies

All Students74%
African American82%
Asian63%
Hispanic73%
White88%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learners51%
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 Students20%
African American14%
Asian19%
Hispanic17%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners6%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students24%
African American29%
Asian16%
Hispanic19%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students34%
African American48%
Asian22%
Hispanic29%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learners8%

Social Studies

All Students57%
African American76%
Asian25%
Hispanic59%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learners13%
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 American25%
Asian27%
Hispanic30%
White24%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners13%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students23%
African American29%
Asian11%
Hispanic21%
White29%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students41%
African American40%
Asian16%
Hispanic48%
White46%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learners9%

Social Studies

All Students59%
African American71%
Asian32%
Hispanic62%
White66%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities47%
English language learners27%
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

 
 
100%
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
Hispanic 47% 7%
White 19% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 18% 2%
Black 15% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 95%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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520 McMurray Dr
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 333-5126

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