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Hickman Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 524 students

 

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Posted January 11, 2013

We moved into the Hickman zoning about a month before school started this year and had no knowledge of the school. My son has had excellent teaching and a good environment to make new friends, which can be hard as an incoming 4th grader. I haven't been involved as a volunteer this year, but any interaction with the office has been efficient and pleasant, and Dr. Critchlow is obviously a committed leader. We've been very happy and I feel fortunate to have had such a good experience as a parent of a new student - thank you, Hickman!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2012

Dr Critchlow, the principle is great. Most teachers are wonderful. My kids have never be in trouble but I have seen and heard certain teachers yelled at the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2011

My child loves this school and the teachers are awesome! Everyone there is nice and helpful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2010

I am the parent of a former Hickman Student. He is now in Donelson Middle School and is doing GREAT thanks to all the hard work of the Hickman Teachers as well as the work ethic they invoke and expect of their students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2009

I love Hickman! It is more than a school, it is a family. My oldest son is in 6th grade now but he went to Hickman K-4. After K we actually based our move to Hermitage(3 miles away but new school zone) on if our son would get a special transfer. We got the transfer and our youngest son also got a special transfer and he is now in 2nd grade. The staff is wonderful!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2008

My children have been going to this school for 3 years. We love it . Everyone is so kind and helpful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2007

Great school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is my grand-daughters 5th year,this is the only school she has gone to. She has had wonderful teachers every year. The staff are all great. She will leaving after this year to go into the 5th garde. I hope her next school is as great as Hickman has been. Thank-You all for my grand-daughters great education she has recieved. Darlene Horn
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Posted October 24, 2005

Wonderful school. Great faculty and staff. So happy with the education my son is receiving. Thanks for all you do. Angel Zaffino
—Submitted by a parent


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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 59% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading/Language Arts

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
62%
Social Studies

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
21%
Reading/Language Arts

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

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
29%
Social Studies

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

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

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 Students54%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners31%

Reading/Language Arts

All Students46%
African American28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners15%

Science

All Students65%
African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners46%

Social Studies

All Students90%
African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities67%
English language learners85%
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 Students29%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students36%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students44%
African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
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
White 52% 67%
Black 34% 24%
Hispanic 12% 6%
Asian 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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