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Waverly Jr High School

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Posted April 5, 2005

this school is a great school and any one is lucky to have their kids in this 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 49% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
26%
Reading/Language Arts

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

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
40%
Social Studies

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

120 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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
31%
Reading/Language Arts

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

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
55%
Social Studies

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

99 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

The state average for Math was 45% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
26%
Reading/Language Arts

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

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
58%
Social Studies

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

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading/Language Arts

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

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
57%
Social Studies

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

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

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.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
9%
Reading/Language Arts

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
58%
Social Studies

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

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 Students43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities58%
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 Students28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities82%
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 Students51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities52%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students95%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities78%
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 Students42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students89%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities92%
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 Students49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities58%
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 91% 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 66%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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520 East Main St
Waverly, TN 37185
Phone: (931) 296-4514

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