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Walnut Grove Elementary School

Public | PK-5

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Posted December 26, 2010

This school was great- until the superintendent shut it down, along with four others in this county. So as responsible parents, most of us sent our children to Waterloo School, across the state line to continue to receive a great education. Out of around 88 students- 53 transferred to Waterloo.I don't think the superintendent anticipated that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 26, 2009

Not impressed with this school AT ALL! My child just colored all day and learned nothing that I didn't teach him at home!! If you aren't friends with a certain group of parents you don't even need to go to the PTO meetings. Your opinions will not even be considered!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 15, 2008

This school is a blue ribbon award winning school, the only in this county to have this great honor. Although the school board is trying to close it down, it has lots of community involvement and history. Most of the staff attend this school or has a child or spouse that attened. The staff are kind and put in effort to help the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2007

This is one of only two schools in the Hardin county school system that has test scores of 100! That says it! The teachers and staff are well qualified, caring and willing to give the children a great education. Parent involvement is strongly encouraged! I would like to see music and art added to the curriculum, otherwise, no one could ask more of a school. The PTO is one of the most involved I have ever seen. I am proud to say I am a part of the community of Walnut Grove and we support our school!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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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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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00am
School end time
  • 3:00pm
School Leader's name
  • Linda Gean
Fax number
  • (731) 925-3814

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  • We have an active parent involvement program. parents attend pto meetings, parent-teacher conferences, help with school projects, go on field trips, help with fund raisers, visit school for lunch, field day, read to classes. we have parents that serve as special resource people such as fire fighters, highway patrol, etc. that visit when classes study about community helpers. parents attend any special programs that the school offers.
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  • On our 2007 TCAP Tests our third, fourth, and fifth grades were 100% proficient or advanced in the areas of reading and math.
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4355 Hwy 69 South
Savannah, TN 38372
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