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West Side Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 340 students

 

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Posted August 2, 2007

Excellent caring teachers and the principal is very involved with the students
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2005

Westside, is a great school for the community. I have one daughter that attended, and one daughter that is in the 6th grade now. The faculty is very organised, and very caring towards the children and the parents. I have always been able to contact the principal,Mr.Freddy Curtis and received a reply the same day. Mr. Curtis has really made a difference in my daughter's education. My daughter loves going to school there, and looks forward to going every morning. The faculty are always kind, and really care about the students. West Side is a very safe enviroment for the children, Mr. Curtis, is never to busy to talk to the parents, and if there is a dispute between children, the parents are informed, Over all,I know WestSide is a great school.
—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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading/Language Arts

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
22%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
8%
Reading/Language Arts

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

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
33%
Social Studies

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

26 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 57% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
5%
Reading/Language Arts

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
48%
Social Studies

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
14%
Reading/Language Arts

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
42%
Social Studies

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

29 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

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
10%
Reading/Language Arts

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
45%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% 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 41% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
15%
Reading/Language Arts

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
47%
Social Studies

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

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 Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged60%
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 Students35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged71%
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 Students34%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged53%
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 Students41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
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 Students38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
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 Students39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
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 95% 67%
Hispanic 3% 7%
Black 1% 23%
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 42%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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