Hamilton County Schools Show Improvement In Several Areas On 2013 Tests

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Hamilton County Schools district level 2013 test results show improvement for Algebra I, Algebra II. Biology I, English  Ill, Math Grades 3 to 8, Reading-Language Arts (RLA) Grades 3 to 8, and Science Grades 3 to 8 when compared to school year 2012, officials said.   

Annual Measures Objectives (AMOs) have not traditionally included Social Studies so only one year of data is provided for Social Studies Grades 3 to 8 and United States History, it was stated. 

The Tennessee Department of Education does not plan to release the accountability data until August 5. Accountability data will determine the status for the district as Exemplary, Intermediate, or Needs Improvement.

Click here for the achievement for all grades report.

Click here for the Hamilton County achievement results.

Click here for the Hamilton County gap closure report.

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