Bess T. Shepherd

7126 Tyner Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421

Phone: (423) 209-8400

Feeder Pattern

Total Enrollment

545

Per-pupil Spending

(2015)

$7,201

Pre-K

This school does not provide Pre-K classes.

Racial Diversity

White
15.0%
Black
51.7%
Hispanic
31.7%
Asian
1.3%
Native American
N/A

Economic Diversity

2 0 1 3
85.1%
2 0 1 4
83.2%
2 0 1 5
91.8%
2 0 1 6 *
56.3%

* The state of Tennessee is no longer defining “economically disadvantaged” status based on students receiving free or reduced lunch. Instead, only students who are receiving Direct Certification services are now considered economically disadvantaged for purposes of data collection by the state. This change accounts for the drastic drop in % ED students statewide.

Math Proficiency

All 3rd Graders

2 0 1 3
48.5%
2 0 1 4
40.0%
2 0 1 5
41.8%
2 0 1 6
No Data Available

Economically Disadvantaged 3rd Graders

2 0 1 3
44.8%
2 0 1 4
40.3%
2 0 1 5
40%
2 0 1 6
No Data Available

Reading Proficiency

All 3rd Graders

2 0 1 3
18.5%
2 0 1 4
20%
2 0 1 5
17.5%
2 0 1 6
No Data Available

Economically Disadvantaged 3rd Graders

2 0 1 3
13.1%
2 0 1 4
16.9%
2 0 1 5
18%
2 0 1 6
No Data Available

TVAAS Scores

1

2013

1

2014

1

2015

No Data

2016

Exceptional Education

Comprehensive Development Classroom

CDC classrooms are for students who require an alternative curriculum and significant supports that the general education setting cannot alone provide.

Inclusion

Inclusion refers to students who are in general education classes 80% or more of the instructional day and receive direct instruction pull out as needed.

Gifted

Gifted classrooms are provided for students identified as Intellectually Gifted. Services may include enriched academic experiences, acceleration, and appropriate modifications and accommodations in the regular classroom.

Contact Your Representatives

Valerie Brown
Valerie Brown
Principal

Phone: (423)-855-2611 

Email: brown_val@hcde.org

Joe Wingate
Joe Wingate
School Board District 7

Phone: (423) 298-8484

Email: wingate_j@hcde.org

Sabrena Turner-Smedley
Sabrena Turner-Smedley
County Commissioner

Phone: (423)-309-5250

Email: district7@hamiltontn.gov