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Paragon Mills Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 792 students

 

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Posted March 24, 2014

I love this school!! My son attends and he is doing great! The teachers are loving, sweet, and good educators. The staff and principals are wonderful and very helpful. I love the diversity and I'm so glad my child attends this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2010

I really like this school my son is progressed very well and the teachers are very responsible
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2008

Paragon Mills is a wonderful place for children to attend. The teachers are loving, concerned, and care about each and everyone of their students. They have a lot of opportunities for parents to get involved at every level of education concerning their child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 25, 2007

great teachers who care about their students recently was on the 'high priority' list but made their scores 2 years in a row, and now is a school in good standing
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2006

My son attended to Paragon Mills for 5 yrs. We really loved this school. Sometimes I wished he was still there. All of the school staff is great! It is a wonderful elementary school for your child to attend. Parents make sure to be involved!
—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.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
27%
Reading/Language Arts

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

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
17%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
31%
Social Studies

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

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
18%
Reading/Language Arts

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

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
23%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
17%
Social Studies

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

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Reading/Language Arts

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

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2010

 
 
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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

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

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2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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2010

 
 
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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

All Students43%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
White41%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners23%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students28%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
White24%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learners8%

Science

All Students40%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White29%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners27%

Social Studies

All Students81%
African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
White64%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learners69%
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 American42%
Asian73%
Hispanic42%
White15%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities69%
English language learners27%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students27%
African American29%
Asian55%
Hispanic21%
White23%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students23%
African American19%
Asian36%
Hispanic25%
White15%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners8%

Social Studies

All Students83%
African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
White46%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities54%
English language learners65%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 46% 6%
Black 27% 24%
White 19% 67%
Asian 6% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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260 Paragon Mills Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 333-5170

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