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education_iconGermantown Municipal School District is the top-performing school district in Shelby County and ranks among the top five statewide.

The City of Germantown supports the success of the Germantown Municipal School District. In addition to financial support for operational and capital needs, City departments support district operations through collaborative partnerships, programs and services.

On Target Satisfaction with Germantown Municipal School District operations

Description

Percent of respondents indicating somewhat satisfied/very satisfied with the Germantown Municipal School District's overall job of providing high quality operations based on results obtained from the City's annual community survey.

 

Analysis

Germantown Municipal School District (GMSD) has maintained a consistent satisfaction score over the past three years. The school district is continuing to strive to meet the needs of their student body and stakeholders. In response to meeting student needs, GMSD opened the doors to Riverdale Elementary at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. Furthermore, the City and GMSD have began the process for the new school to better accommodate the overflow of students and to help meet students needs in a better environment. The City and GMSD are working together to continue to find ways to accommodate students needs to help make the school district become the number one school district in the state of Tennessee. This question is asked through the Citizen Survey from a random selection of residents which may consist of residents who do not have a child enrolled at GMSD.

 

Impact

Germantown Municipal School District has high impact on this measure.

On Target Germantown Municipal School District: ACT Scores Ranking

Description

The ACT is a standardized test designed to show colleges how prepared students are for higher education by measuring their reading comprehension, knowledge of writing conventions, and computational skills. It essentially serves as a nation-wide college admission test.

 

Analysis

Germantown's ACT score average is the highest in Shelby County. For fiscal year 2018, Germantown Municipal School District (GMSD) highest ACT Composite Score was 25.9, which is the highest in school history. Furthermore, 85.6% of the students who took the ACT scored a 21 or higher. GMSD scored 8.2 points higher than Shelby County School District average and 5.7 points higher than the State of Tennessee average. An ACT score greater than 24 is considered excellent. 

 

Impact

Germantown Municipal School District has a high impact on this measure.

No Information Germantown Municipal School District: College Readiness Benchmarks

Description

College readiness is based on students who possess sufficient mastery of key cognitive strategies, key content knowledge, academic behaviors, and contextual knowledge. These key mastery skills can be determined based on the ACT in which students must hit a certain score on each section of the test indicating whether they are academically ready for college.

 

Analysis

The percent of College Readiness performance measure for Germantown Municipal School District (GMSD) is a measure that is tracked by the State of Tennessee. At this time, the State does not has the information available for the School District. The information will not be available until mid 1st quarter of fiscal year 2019. Since fiscal year 2016, GMSD has shown improvement each year and have had better scores than Shelby County and the State of Tennessee.

 

Impact

Germantown Municipal School District has a high impact on this measure.

On Target Germantown Municipal School District: Graduation Rate

Description

The four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate is the number of students who graduate in four years with a regular high school diploma divided by the number of students who form the adjusted cohort for the graduating class.

 

Analysis

The Graduation Rate for Germantown Municipal School District (GMSD) is a performance measure that is tracked by the State of Tennessee. For the school year 2017-2018, GMSD has a graduation rate of 94.29%. Compared to last school year, this is a 1.5 percentile increase. The School District is continuing to be ahead of Shelby County at 79.2% and the State of Tennessee at 89.1%. Since fiscal year 2015, GMSD has shown steady improvements of the Graduation Rate at Houston High School. By continuing to have a strong graduation rate, GMSD is heading in the right direction of being the number one school in the state.

 

Impact

Germantown Municipal School District has a high impact on this measure.
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