Elizabethton City Schools celebrates strong TVAAS Results for 2022-2023

Published 4:17 pm Friday, September 8, 2023

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Elizabethton City Schools (ECS) is thrilled to share the impressive results of the 2022-2023 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS), which measures students’ growth year over year and assesses their performance relative to their peers.

TVAAS employs a comprehensive methodology that calculates growth scores for each school in the district, as well as the district as a whole, reflecting their overall progress. Scores on the TVAAS scale range from Level 1 to Level 5, with Level 5 representing performance “Above Expectations.”

T.A. Dugger Jr. High has garnered significant recognition by achieving a Level 5 score in School-Wide Literacy and Numeracy, showcasing the school’s commitment to academic excellence.

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West Side Elementary also earned a prestigious Level 5 score in School-Wide Composite, a testament to the dedication and hard work of students and educators alike.

Elizabethton High School received a Level 5 score in School-Wide Numeracy, highlighting the school’s excellence in mathematics education.

East Side Elementary shone in the realm of science, achieving a Level 5 score in School-Wide Science.

Harold McCormick demonstrated commendable performance with a Level 4 score in School-Wide Science, underscoring the school’s commitment to educational progress.

System-wide, ECS received a Level 4 score in Literacy and Numeracy, reflecting the district’s dedication to fostering student growth in these critical areas.

Richard VanHuss, the Director of Schools, expressed immense pride in the students, teachers, staff members, and administrators who have collectively contributed to these outstanding achievements. He remarked, “I am extremely proud of our students, teachers, staff members, and administrators who have worked so hard to accomplish so much! We look forward to the 23-24 school year and the continued growth and achievement of all our students.”

In the weeks to come, the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) will provide additional information regarding school and district performance, shedding further light on the remarkable strides made by ECS in nurturing student growth and academic excellence.