Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:18 AM


Lookout Mountain Elementary in the Rock Point Learning Community has earned Level 5 school status. Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 45 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, with a special championship recognition banner.

Dr. Robert Sharpe, executive director of the Rock Point Learning Community, and Jenny Hill, Hamilton County Board of Education member representing District 6, presented the banner to the students and staff at Lookout Mountain Elementary. Student academic growth in Hamilton County Schools showed historic levels of improvement, according to the 2019 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System, that measures academic growth for districts and schools using a range from Level 1 to Level 5. For the first time, the district's overall composite and each subject area achieved Level 5 - the highest level of academic growth. The subject areas are literacy, numeracy, social studies and literacy and numeracy. The 45 schools earning Level 5 is almost double the number of Hamilton County schools that earned Level 5 last year. There were 21 schools also earning Level 5 in all five subject areas. Another historic accomplishment for the district was 32 schools achieving Reward status - the top distinction a school can ...

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