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Edgemont Elementary School

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Posted March 22, 2010

im really disappointed in this school they barely have time to learn to write their name and their learning measurements and how to tell time in kindergarten i personally think its ridiculous its too much at one time
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 8, 2004

Edgemont is the best school in the county with a wonderful faculty and staff who is willing to work with the parents and children for an acceptable education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 19, 2004

Ms. Cashen has been an excellent role model / teacher for my kindergarten son . She is a teacher that cares about her students to the fullest . I would highly recommend her , and the school to anyone .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2003

The teachers are willing to help you in any way they can. I would not go back and trade that school even if I could.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 59% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading/Language Arts

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

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
64%
Social Studies

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

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading/Language Arts

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
45%
Social Studies

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
39%
Reading/Language Arts

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
55%
Social Studies

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

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading/Language Arts

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
24%
Social Studies

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
11%
Reading/Language Arts

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

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
30%
Social Studies

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

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
9%
Reading/Language Arts

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
23%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
28%
Social Studies

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

49 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 Students72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities70%
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 Students65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged85%
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 Students79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged76%
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 Students45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities33%
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 Students50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities31%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities54%
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 Students37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students18%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White19%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged58%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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
White 90% 67%
Black 6% 23%
Hispanic 2% 7%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
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 83%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • (423) 623-0345

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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375 Carson Springs Rd
Newport, TN 37821
Phone: (423) 623-2288

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