Data & Information Systems

The Data & Information Systems Department is responsible for state reporting in terms of student achievement, student attendance monitoring, tracking and evaluation of student data, as well as management of the student database. This department also handles all testing guidelines, implementation, shipping, coordination and distribution of state and federal tests.

Applicable Federal/State Law

These tests are administered in accordance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 and T.C.A §49-1-602 pertaining to district and school accountability. Modified assessments in Braille and large print are also provided in accordance with the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1990.

Home Schooled students who are in 5th grade, 7th grade, and 9th grade and have registered with the Student Services Department at Hamilton County Department of Education are required to take TCAP tests. Please review the Hamilton County's TCAP Testing Schedule links below to see which tests are applicable. Letters will be sent with additional information.

The links below will provide information regarding all tests administered to Hamilton County students. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact a member of our department.

Hamilton County's TCAP Testing Schedule

Hamilton County's District Assessments

ACT Assessments

Hamilton County's NAEP Schools

State Testing Information (External Website)

NAEP Assessment (External Website)

PISA Assessment (External Website)


Application for Conducting Research or Request for Data

Contact us!


Shannon Moody, Director of Accountability & Research
Office: (423) 498-7072

Rebecca Millott, Data Coordinator
Office: (423) 498-6725

Cheryl Ladd, District Testing Coordinator
Office: (423) 498-7110

Katharine Clem, Grant and Research Specialist
Office: (423) 498-7142

Tammy Carneim, Research Analyst
Office: (423) 498-6726

Kelly Mayer, Application Developer
Office: (423) 498-7353

Brian Seay, PowerSchool Supervisor
Office: (423) 498-7109

Darlene Johnson, PowerSchool Administrator
Office: (423) 498-7106

Janet Rains, PowerSchool Administrator
Office: (423) 498-7107

Gayle J. Patterson, Support Specialist
Office: (423) 498-7179