School Details

Hornsby Elementary School

50 Church St, Hornsby, TN 38044
(731) 658-5707
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-8 184 students 16 students/teacher (TN avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

71%
49%
59%
43%
35%
49%
86%
48%
67%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hardeman County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
45%
49%
72%
35%
48%
78%
44%
56%
95%
89%
88%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hardeman County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
53%
57%
92%
48%
55%
92%
55%
63%
92%
89%
87%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hardeman County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

50%
34%
45%
50%
45%
57%
56%
45%
62%
83%
85%
87%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hardeman County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
41%
47%
68%
39%
47%
79%
56%
64%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hardeman County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
38%
41%
62%
40%
47%
85%
50%
64%

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hardeman County School District average
  • Tennessee state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hornsby Elementary School is a public middle school in Hornsby. The principal of Hornsby Elementary School is Ted Kessler, whose e-mail is Kesslert@k12tn.net. 184 students go to Hornsby Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 49% of the 184 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Hornsby Elementary School is 16:1. Abundant Life Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 44%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 52%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 2%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 49% 82%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    My children attend this school and absolutely love it. The faculty and staff makes everyone there (students parents and visitors) feel as if they are family. Every teachers works diligently to ensure that every child no matter there level is successful to the best of that student's ability. Hornsby is truly an outstanding school and I feel honored that my children can attend.

  • (10 months ago)

    AWESOME SCHOOL! Could not ask for more. i have had three children complete Kindergarten through 8th grade. Two of them graduated this year. I still have my youngest there. We have an excellent softball team! Go Bulldogs!

  • (3 years ago)

    Hornsby now has no arts(music or art) period. The "extra" classes are library guidence and computer.

  • (4 years ago)

    does not have very good written communication for parents on school outings/events....we were not born and reared here so we are usually the last to know on events involving the school

  • (7 years ago)

    Tons of homework but little classroom work. No extracurricular activities except basketball and cheerleading. Poor PTO group. School uniforms have no choice for the child.

  • (7 years ago)

    Poor leadership. Nothing but ball for extracurricular activities. No drama or art at school. Starting extremely strict dress code in Aug. 2007. Parents are allowed in school only when making money for school with fundraisers and PTO functions. Always wanting money from parents for one thing or another. Beware-not what it's cooked up to be.

  • (9 years ago)

    By far the best school in Hardeman County - principal and staff are excellent. Hornsby Elem. School provides a safe relaxed and caring learning environment that is very hard to find in most schools today! Keep up the good work!

  • (9 years ago)

    I love this school. The teacher per student ratio is wonderful the kids are able to get more one on one teaching and additional help. The staff is very courteous and patient. I have always received help when needed. The principal does a wonderful job and always has time to speak to you. My child has been in several schools and this one definitly ranks at the top!

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