927 West 37th St
Chattanooga, TN 37410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than 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 37% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy's student population of 476 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1596 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
14%
10%
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Black
81%
22%
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White
4%
63%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Top 50%)

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