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Watt Hardison Elementary School

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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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
34%
Reading/Language Arts

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
66%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 84% 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

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading/Language Arts

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

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
31%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
36%
Social Studies

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

77 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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
2%
Reading/Language Arts

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
52%
Social Studies

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

69 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 Students52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
White59%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
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 Students30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities36%
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 Students30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities56%
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 83% 67%
Hispanic 11% 7%
Black 4% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 62%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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