TDOE releases state report card, Johnson City Schools continues high marks
The Tennessee Department of Education released a new state report card on Tuesday that includes a variety of new information about Johnson City Schools. You can view the Johnson City Schools report card here. Like previous report cards from the TDOE, Johnson City Schools performed among the top of the state in numerous categories.
“Johnson City Schools continues to set the pace as one of the top performing school districts in the state,” Johnson City Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Barnett said. “These results reflect our educators’ and community’s commitment to exceptional educational opportunities for all students.”
- In Johnson City Schools, 60.3% of students in grades 3-12 scored on-track or mastered on annual state tests as compared to 39.1% in the state.
- Our students identified as Black, Hispanic, Native American; Economically Disadvantaged; English Learners; and Students with Disabilities outperformed their peers across the state.
- In Mathematics grades 3-8, Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry, 58.7% of Johnson City Schools students scored on-track or mastered as compared to 33% in the state.
- In English Language Arts grades 3-8, English I, English II and English III 50.6% of Johnson City Schools students scored on-track or mastered as compared to 32.8% in the state.
- In Science grades 5-8, Biology I and Chemistry 73.6% of Johnson City Schools students scored on-track or mastered as compared to 54.8% in the state.
- In Social Studies grades 3-8 and U.S. History 55.3% of Johnson City Schools students scored on-track or mastered as compared to 37.7% in the state.
- Johnson City Schools earned a Level 5 in overall student growth, English Language Arts, Mathematics and Science. Level 5 Districts are considered the highest performing on the student growth indicator.
- The ready graduate indicator measures student readiness for postsecondary and career opportunities. Within the Science Hill Class of 2017, 51% of students demonstrated readiness as compared to 35.8% in the state.
- Science Hill High School’s Class of 2017 graduated 91.8% of students on time with a regular diploma as compared to 89.1% in the state.
- Science Hill’s class of 2018 ACT score of 22.3 surpassed the state average of 20.2.
How do the school ratings work? - This one page document from the TDOE outlines what data indicators are included in the report Card and how users should think about the ratings.