Hamilton County Schools High In Literacy, Low In Other Value-Added Areas

Friday, September 8, 2017

The recently released Tennessee Value-Added Assessment (TVAAS) Scores highlight some HCDE success stories but also remind us of the work we have ahead. Hamilton County Schools, as a district, scored a Level 1 on the assessment scale, ranked Level 1 to Level 5. TVAAS measures student growth year over year. The 1-5 scores mean the following:

 

Level 5- Significantly above expectation

Level 4- Above expectation

Level 3- At Expectation

Level 2- Below Expectation

Level 1- Significantly below expectation

 

HCDEA scores were:

 

Composite (overall) score: 1

District wide literacy: 5

District wide numeracy: 1

District wide literacy and numeracy: 1

District wide Science: 1

District wide Social Studies: 1

 

Supt.

Bryan Johnson said, “HCDE desires to be the fastest improving district in the state of Tennessee. We know we have significant work to do, but believe with our great teachers and leaders we will accomplish our goal. We also desire to learn from the areas of success and find ways to replicate that success in an expedient manner.

 

"We are proud of the growth in Literacy and know that took an intentional and focused effort by our teachers and leaders. We know there is work to be done in Math, Science and Social Studies. We will remain urgent in our efforts to grow our students academically every year.”


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