Lenoir City Schools

News from around the district - October 30, 2015

Congratulations to 2015 LCHS Yearbook Staff

Congratulations to the 2015 yearbook who were awarded a gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

Tennessee Announces New Goals To Measure Education Progress

Commissioner Candice McQueen and the Tennessee Department of Education announced on Thursday, October 14, three ambitious education goals for the state as part of a new five-year strategic plan called Tennessee Succeeds. Building on the progress and momentum the state’s districts, schools, teachers, and students have already created, the state will focus on three new overarching goals to guide its work through the next five years:

  • Tennessee will rank in the top half of states on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), or the nation’s Report Card, by 2019
  • The average ACT composite score in Tennessee will be a 21 by 2020
  • The majority of high school graduates from the class of 2020 will earn a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree

2015 Report Card released

Information from our state report card is shared today. Below is the information you can access. We have areas to celebrate and other areas that we need to improve. I know that test averages don't always allow us to see the incredible growth that some students and some areas achieve. At the same time, we know that we must grow all students.

As a district, we will work together to build the opportunity for all students to be ready to pursue their hopes and dreams.
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Lenoir City Schools Report Card

Our schools report card is available. The full report card can be seen at http://tn.gov/education/topic/report-card

Our combined system scores are for 2014-2015:

Achievement: Grade and NCE numerical score

3-8 Math B (54 same as last year)

3-8 Reading D (44 score last year was 46)

3-8 Science B (52 same as last year)

3-8 Social studies - No score for anyone in the state this year due to the change in standards

Growth/Value Added: The state used a new way to calculate the growth and Lenoir City dropped in scores with this change

3-8 Math C – Lower than last year which was an A

3-8 Reading D – Lower than last year which was C

3-8 Science D – Lower than last year which was a C

3-8 Social studies - No score for anyone in the state this year due to the change in standards

ACT Composite 18.9

Graduation Rate 87.9