TCAP Scores Show Improvements For Robertson County Students

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TCAP Scores Show Improvements For Robertson County Students

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)This week, school districts across the state released student assessment data for the 2014 – 2015 school year.  The Tennessee Department of Education TCAP assessments are tests that measure student progress based on core content and yearly growth in reading/language arts, math, and science.

red haired studentThe Robertson County School District is pleased to announce that for the 2014 – 2015 school year, our students achieved significant gains in several areas including: 3rd – 8th grade Math, Algebra 2, English 1, 2, and 3, and Chemistry.

Learning gaps narrowed in our Economically Disadvantaged subgroup and our Black/Hispanic/Native American subgroup for grades 3-8 language arts and math.  Learning gaps also narrowed in Algebra 1, in our Special Education and Black/Hispanic/Native American subgroups.

The graduation rate for Robertson County Schools is 95.1%, which is the highest it has ever been.  The 2016 senior class already has 30 more students than the 205 senior class that have met at least 3 of the college ready benchmarks on the ACT with more opportunities to take it during the upcoming year.

Mike DavisDirect of Schools, Mike Davis, stated that, “We are very proud of the accomplishments our students and teachers have made over the past year, and we look forward to the challenges the new school year presents.  Through professional development and rigorous standards, our teachers and students are up to the task of making Robertson County Schools and exemplary district in our state.”

One of the district’s goals for the 2015 – 2016 school year is to continue the path of helping our students become college and career ready.  Please continue in partnering with us, as we strive to be One district..One community…One mission.

Source: Robertson County Schools

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  1. Stop Common Core

    Well it is good to see that there is improvement in the above areas, I would like to know if the reported information is ‘true numbers’ or the ‘fudged numbers’ so the parents are aware of the TRUTH.

    Based on the reported numbers concerning the minorities it looks like the DOJ is certainly wasting their time on the efforts of desegregating the school districts in the county.

    I would like to say that I know first hand that there was a senior who graduated last spring who did NOT study or even try to pass any class that was assigned to that person yet when the final grade report came in it was ‘adjusted’ to increase many of the final grades in order for that person to graduate.
    Everyone is against common core. Parents please be aware of the coarse work that your child will be presented as it is common core based and be advised that they may change the name or say ‘oh no that’s not what we teach here’ The teachers need their jobs and need students to ‘do well’ so that they keep their jobs and note it what the president of the teachers union said
    “Despite what some among us would like to believe it is not because of our creative ideas. It is not because of the merit of our positions. It is not because we care about children and it is not because we have a vision of a great public school for every child. NEA and its affiliates are effective advocates because we have power.” Quote from the NEA’s annual meeting in July, 2009: