JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The report card is out for Campbell County Schools. Director of Schools Jennifer Fields is proud to release the results. Fields said, “It is my pleasure to share this with you.”
Fields announced. Today, the TN Department of Education unveiledthe state report card for all districts and schools. This report is designed to provide convenient access to the most important data and information about every school and district in Tennessee.
The reports are broken down into six main categories: Academic Achievement, Student Academic Growth, Chronically Out of School, Progress on EnglishLanguage Proficiency, Ready Graduate, and GraduationRate. Campbell County does not have enough English Language Learners to receive a score for the English Language Proficiency category.
For Academic Achievement, 24.5% of Campbell County students wereproficient overall. This is a 2.9% increase from the previous year. In Math and English, 23.9% and 24.9% of students were proficient respectively, showing 4.4% growth in Math and 1.4% growth in English.
For Student Academic Growth, the system rated a level 3 out 5 overall score. English was a level 4, Math was a level 5, and Social Studies was a level 1.
The percentage of students who were chronically absent from the previous year decreased 5.2%.The county had an overallchronically absentrate of 16.9%.
The number of Ready Graduates, a measure that determines whether students are ready for postsecondaryeducation, increased 8% to 26.5%.
The system’s graduation rate decreased 1.9% to 91.8%, but the system dropout rate also decreased 4.4% to 1%.Additionally, the system increased the percentage of students attending postsecondary education 10.5% to 56.7%.
Using these data, the state classified Campbell County as a “Satisfactory”district after being labeled “Needing Improvement”the year before. Campbell County missed being an “Advancing”district by one-tenth of a point.
It is evident that Campbell County Schools aremoving in the right direction. According to Director of Schools, Jennifer Fields, “I applaud the students, teachers, and administrators for their dedication in making such progress over the past year.It is a combined effort of every employee and student working together to make the school system the best it can be.” (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/26/2019-1PM)