Reading Renaissance Helps Tennessee School Outgain National and State Norms in All Subjects

Shelby Oaks Elementary School, Memphis, Tennessee (TN)


DETAILS: School Profile: 725 students in grades K-6; Demographics: Urban, Free/reduced lunch: 48%; Mobility 55%; ESL: 14%.

RESULTS: Since the implementation of Accelerated Reader with best practices, the average Stanford 9 (SAT-9) reading score increased 6 percentile points--double the average increase experienced by the state. The average language arts score rose 7 percentile points, while state scores increased by only 4 percentile points.

REPORTING EDUCATOR: David Moore, principal.

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Updated: 06/01/2001

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