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Posted July 7, 2013

That school is cool and puts learning into a way that anyone and everyone can and could understand


Posted March 31, 2009

I rate the school a 5 star. My child is very happy there and I have seen a great impact on her. The teachers has a warm and loving heart for the children. They strive to make sure that the children are reaching the highest expectations.
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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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
20%
Reading/Language Arts

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

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
34%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
28%
Social Studies

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

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
17%
Reading/Language Arts

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

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
31%
Social Studies

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

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
27%
Reading/Language Arts

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
20%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
30%
Social Studies

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
9%
Reading/Language Arts

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
27%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
49%
Social Studies

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

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 Students61%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students36%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students40%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students84%
African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities64%
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 Students14%
African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students35%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students52%
African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students91%
African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities67%
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 Students23%
African American20%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students25%
African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students60%
African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students80%
African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities55%
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 Students55%
African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students32%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students76%
African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
English I

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%

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 Students81%
African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a

English I

All Students64%
African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities18%
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
Black 90% 24%
White 6% 67%
Hispanic 3% 6%
Asian 1% 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 49%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School facilities
  • Gym
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Resources

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

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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1704 Heiman St
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: (615) 327-5422

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