Families play a vital role in a student’s education and a student’s first teacher. The department is focused on transparency and providing on-demand access to actionable data and resources for Tennessee parents, families, and stakeholders to continue partnering in this essential work.

We are committed to engaging with parents and families by providing access to data from our strategic initiatives to drive positive outcomes and data-driven decisions at each level of our state’s K-12 public education system. Tennessee will continue accelerating positive learning outcomes and providing access to the best resources, instruction, and supports for all students and educators.

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TDOE Releases School Letter Grades Calculation

Thursday, November 02, 2023 | 04:56pm

Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education released the calculation to generate A-F letter grades for schools, in alignment with state law.

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TDOE Announces School Letter Grades Working Group Members

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 | 02:09pm

NASHVILLE, TN — As the next phase of the engagement process on how to determine School Letter Grades, the Tennessee Department of Education announced the working group members representing district and school leaders, elected officials, parents, and education stakeholders to review the public comment submitted and make recommendations on the new calculations for each letter grade.

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TDOE Releases Third Grade Adequate Growth Data from Summer Learning Camps

Wednesday, August 30, 2023 | 01:47pm

Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education (department) released data on third graders who demonstrated adequate growth from their participation in summer learning camps to move on to fourth grade this school year.

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