Strategies for Student Success 2015 - Page 57

Trousdale County Schools DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS CLINT SATTERFIELD 1,300 Students in Grades PK-12 | 3 Schools Value-added data guide classroom assignments. Students are grouped with similarly achieving peers and taught by instructors found most likely to deliver growth Math and English language arts interventions, as well as enrichment, are built into each school day Strong academics, staff collaboration, and comprehensive planning starting in middle school foster student persistence toward graduation RESULTS: Trousdale County Schools’ ACT average has increased by two points in the last three years, and the district graduation rate has risen to 97 percent. Trousdale County ranks among the top ten districts in the state for five-year growth in TCAP proficiency rates for grades 3-8 math and reading.