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November 17, 2017

Grainger Schools show significant improvement


NASHVILLE – Students at Bean Station Elementary School showed significant improvement across the board on the 2017 TNReady tests, Grainger County Director of Schools Edwin Jarnagin said.

He said Washburn School and Grainger High School also made marked strides.

On a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest, Bean Station recorded a 5 overall and in literacy, math and science. Jarnagin said the results show the level of improvement over 2016.

Grainger High students also improved their performance overall, with a 5 in math.

Washburn School reached the top level overall and in science.

Jarnagin said other schools in the district also showed improvement in specific areas.

The district as a whole showed particular improvement overall and in literacy and math.

“We are happy with the improvement and are working to continue to improve,” Jarnagin said. “We are proud of the hard work of administrators and students.”

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