Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy

  • Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy serves 431 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 17%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%.

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Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy's student population of 431 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 573 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rankn/a
4%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
17%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
17%
9%
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Black
79%
22%
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White
4%
64%
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Diversity Score0.350.28
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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