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Bon De Croft Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 193 students

 

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Posted June 21, 2011

My family has been at BonDeCroft for 5 years now. We love our school. There are some changes being made this year that I am concerned about. I hope that they will continue on with changes that should be made. I am friends with the staff, most everyone, because they have always made us feel very comfortable and accepted. We love the school secretary. She treats each child as if they are her own and is very helpful to parents. The cafeteria food could be improved, but we are seeing that in alot of schools lately.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 6, 2010

I love this school because everyone is like family. My girls love this school. The kids are very well taken care of there are no worries when they are there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 11, 2010

BonDeCroft is an excellent school. The faculty and staff are wonderful, and the principal is great. It is a small school that feels like home. Everyone is in a combined effort to care for and teach our children. I feel my children receive an outstanding education. I know that they are progressively learning, and BonDeCroft has made learning interesting for them and fun.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2009

BonDeCroft is a really good school. There used to be a teacher or 2 that needed to go ahead and retire but overall the staff is friendly. The sports program here is awesome. This school has great school spirit. The principle is a wonderful person and the secretary is really sweet. My children went to school here last year and we really miss everybody. My kids loved the food too:} lol
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2006

The leadership, closeness of teachers, students and parents and overall caring of the students education is great!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading/Language Arts

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

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
94%
Social Studies

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

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
46%
Reading/Language Arts

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

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
60%
Social Studies

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

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
15%
Reading/Language Arts

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

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading/Language Arts

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 87% 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

All Students44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged81%
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 Students32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

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

Science

All Students37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged90%
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 Students19%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White19%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged42%
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 Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 98% 67%
Hispanic 2% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Black 0% 24%
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 90%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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