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Jere Whitson Elementary

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Our purpose is to encourage and sustain a caring environment where our students achieve academic and social-emotional growth. In 2019, we maintained a TVAAS composite score of 5, based on standardized assessment data. We are committed to serving every student, every day, in the spirit of our school motto: "Let's prove we care!"

School Overall

The figure above represents the overall letter grade for this school or district in the 2020-21 school year. This year, letter grades were given to districts that did not meet the 80% TCAP participation requirement. Letter grades of “H” mean that this school or district was held harmless this year. For more information, click here.

Designation

No Designation

What does this mean?

Designations were assigned in 2019 and carried over for the new school year. In accordance with Tennessee's accountability system, as well as federal and state law, the Tennessee Department of Education names schools that are excelling as well as those who need additional support.

Why is this important?

These designations are based on multiple indicators and are built on the principles that poverty is not destiny and the success of each student matters. All schools are able to achieve Reward status, and there is no cap on the number of Reward schools. Reward schools are generally those that are improving in terms of achievement and growth for both all students and student groups.

How is this school performing in each of these categories?

As mentioned above, the state has identified the following categories as key measures of success. See below to read more about this school's ratings and how they were calculated.

Academic Achievement

What does this mean?

The letter grade above represents a school or district’s performance on Academic Achievement

Why is this important?

For more information on letter grade calculations, please click here.

Chronically Out-of-School

What does this mean?

The letter grade above represents a school or district’s performance on Chronically Out-of-School

Why is this important?

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Progress on English Language Proficiency

What does this mean?

The letter grade above represents a school or district’s performance on Progress on English Language Proficiency

Why is this important?

For more information on letter grade calculations, please click here.