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Waynesboro Middle 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 57% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
16%
Reading/Language Arts

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

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

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

71 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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
20%
Reading/Language Arts

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

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
49%
Social Studies

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

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
35%
Reading/Language Arts

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

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
48%
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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
8%
Reading/Language Arts

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

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
30%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
67%
Social Studies

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

85 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 Students65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities73%
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 Students29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities73%
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
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities88%
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
White48%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged91%
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

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 97% 67%
Black 1% 23%
Hispanic 1% 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 63%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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407 South Main St
Waynesboro, TN 38485
Phone: (931) 722-5545

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