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Hamilton County Schools Posts Highest Student Academic Growth Since 2013
Student academic growth in Hamilton County Schools showed significant improvement according to the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) for 2018. The overall composite score for student academic growth in Hamilton County Schools improved to Level 3 – meeting growth expectations – from Level 1 last year. The state department reports TVAAS results for districts and schools using a range from Level 1 to Level 5. The 2018 results are the first time since 2013 that the district’s overall TVAAS composite across all subjects showed students meeting growth expectations.
Aug 16
Bryan College to partner with East Hamilton School in the Institute for Leadership, Business, and Marketing
East Hamilton School welcomed the Bryan College leadership and Business Department faculty to the school today to formally announce the partnership that will bring the Bryan College Institute of Leadership, Business, and Marketing to the school. Bryan College is the latest community partner to sign on to a Future Ready Institute in Hamilton County Schools. Future Ready Institutes opened in Hamilton County Schools this week in the districts high schools. The formal signing of the agreement took place during a special ceremony at East Hamilton today at 9 a.m.
Aug 10
Mayor Coppinger visits Red Bank High with Superintendent Johnson
Mayor Jim Coppinger took time out of his busy schedule to visit with students and teachers at Red Bank High School today. The mayor joined Superintendent Bryan Johnson, Dr. Steve Highlander, board chairman and District 2 board member Kathy Lennon on the latest school visit by the superintendent on his tour of schools to open the new school year. The group’s visit to Red Bank High, part of the Rock Point Learning Community in Hamilton County Schools, included a stop in the JROTC program, a chemistry class, the VW eLab, and band practice.
Aug 10
Local companies invest in the arts in Hamilton County Schools
Local teachers in the visual and performing arts were able to come together and share their craft and learn from each other this week thanks to Neuhoff Taylor Architects, P.C. and Advanced Energy Engineering & Design, Inc. The two companies sponsored the Hamilton County Visual & Performing Arts In-Service Day on Wednesday, August 6, at First Baptist Church on Gateway Avenue.
Aug 08
Administrators in Hamilton County Schools reviewing the first day of school
Administrators in Hamilton County Schools got together this afternoon to debrief the events of the first day of school. School leaders want to understand what went right and what could be improved in the future. In the video clip, you will see district administrators listing on wall charts issues they feel could be improved. Every detail of the day is considered as the district seeks to be better tomorrow in all aspects of service to children and parents.
Aug 08
New Action Plan for Hamilton County Schools provides a roadmap to future success
Just as children get excited about a new school year, administrators and teachers are enthusiastic about a new direction that will mean improved schools for children. The new direction for Hamilton County Schools is the new five-year action plan Future Ready 2023.
Aug 02
Parent University Kick-Off
A District-Wide CelebrationJoin as we celebrate the launch of Parent University and an exciting start to the 2018-19 school year! You're invited! Join us, Saturday, August 4th, 10am-2pm, at First Tennessee Pavilion for an afternoon of fun, food, and free school supplies! This event will be held Rain or Shine!
Aug 01
Kickoff the new school year with a community celebration August 4 Parent University to provide parents with tools for student success
A new school year is an exciting time for kids, parents, teachers and the community. Hamilton County Schools wants to build on that excitement by bringing everyone together for a new school year celebration. The event will launch a new school year and a new opportunity for parents to get involved in their child’s education. The kickoff celebration will be held on Saturday, August 4 at the First Tennessee Pavilion.
Jul 27
Hamilton County Schools partnership with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera will expand opportunities for children
Hamilton County Schools and The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera are excited to announce an official partnership that will increase fine arts programs available in the community’s public schools.
Jul 26
Signal Mountain senior aces the ACT with the highest possible composite score
Jack Poss, a senior at Signal Mountain High School, is on his way to locking up a spot at his choice university as he posted the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. According to the ACT, only one-tenth of 1 percent of all test takers earn the top score on the national standardized test used for college admissions in the United States.
Jul 25
Hamilton County Schools improves faster than the state in grades 3-8 literacy. Proactive changes show promise but much more work to be done
TNReady results released today by the state show gains in literacy for Hamilton County Schools. In grade 3-8 English language arts (ELA) and high school math, Hamilton County Schools improved faster than the state. Overall, students have moved closer to state results in six of 10 grade level subject areas.
Jul 19
Reserve your place in the first class of Leadership Hamilton County Schools
Hamilton County Schools has developed a new way for community leaders to experience the school district and the rewards and challenges of preparing the community’s children for future success. Leadership Hamilton County Schools is coming this fall to foster informed citizen leaders and transform communities. The series of sessions will begin in September and run through April of next year.
Jul 16
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We have over 4,500 students of our total student population of more than 44,500, who speak a language other than English as their primary language. Hamilton County Schools ESOL Department serves K-12 students from many countries speaking over 79 different languages!
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