Statement From Superintendent Tammy Mason: “I am extremely proud of the work that our students, teachers, and administrators did in our inaugural school year. Most importantly, I am proud that our district not only met or exceeded our achievement goals, but we also showed tremendous growth. This is a testament that our teachers are meeting students at their instructional levels. We have laid the foundation to continue our work as begin our second year.“
- Exemplary District (1 of 12 districts state-wide)
- ACS scored a 5 (1.2 – 2 years growth) in each of the four value-added categories (District-wide Composite, Literacy, Numeracy, and Literacy and Numeracy) which is the highest score attainable
- Of the 10 state-mandated exams administered, ACS increased proficiency in all 10 subjects, as well as exceeded the state’s average in each area
- Arlington Elementary and Donelson Elementary both acknowledged as 2015 Reward schools (Top 5% in state for academic achievement)
- Arlington High increased 10 percentage points or higher in 4 of the high school subjects (Algebra I, Algebra II, Biology, and Chemistry) and achieved a value added Composite score of 5.
- Arlington Middle continued to increase its overall proficiency in all subject areas, significantly improving it’s overall Math rate by 6.3 percentage points.
- Arlington Elementary, a 2015 Reward School, had 90% of its students score proficient/advanced in Math and Science. Additionally, their school-wide value added Composite is a 5.
- Donelson Elementary, a 2015 Reward School, improved Math proficiency by 4.9 percentage points and earned a value-added Numeracy score of a 5.