Red Bank High School Honored With Level 5 Banner In Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System

Friday, August 31, 2018

Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 25 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). The schools will be recognized with an academic growth “championship” banner to celebrate the school’s accomplishment. 

This spotlight shines on Red Bank High School in the Rock Point Learning Community.  Kathy Lennon, Hamilton County Board of Education District 2, presents the banner to the school at a home football game.  Click on the photo to see a video of the banner presentation.

Student academic growth in Hamilton County Schools showed a significant improvement according to TVAAS for 2018.  The overall composite score for student academic growth in Hamilton County Schools improved to Level 3 from Level 1 last year. 

“We see schools hang banners for athletic accomplishments and that is good, but it is time for our schools to take equal pleasure in academic accomplishments,” said Dr. Bryan Johnson, superintendent of Hamilton County Schools. “Schools can hang these banners with pride as a result of their academic accomplishment and share the joy of the success of the students and staff with parents and the community.”

Level 5 Performers
In the Harrison Bay Learning Community, Bess T. Shepherd Elementary, Brown Middle School, Harrison Elementary, Hunter Middle, Wolftever Creek Elementary, and Ooltewah Middle were Level 5 performers.  For the Missionary Ridge Learning Community, Apison Elementary, East Ridge Middle, Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State, Tyner Academy, Tyner Middle Academy, and Westview Elementary were Level 5 schools.  In the North River Learning Community, Allen Elementary, McConnell Elementary, Loftis Middle, Hixson Elementary, Soddy Elementary, and Soddy-Daisy Middle were Level 5 performers.  East Lake Academy of Fine Arts was a Level 5 school in the Opportunity Zone. For the Rock Point Learning Community, Normal Park Museum Magnet, Chattanooga School for Arts and Sciences Lower, Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences Upper, Lookout Valley Middle/High and Red Bank High performed at Level 5. Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy Charter was also a Level 5 charter school performer.

 


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