August 30, 2019 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release
Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State has been named a 2018-2019 Level 5 TN Reward School for the sixth time since Tennessee’s school accountability system was developed. Reward schools have a composite score of 5; however, Collegiate High scored a 5 in all categories: Literacy and Numeracy, Literacy, Numeracy, Social Studies, and Overall.
Level 5 indicates the highest level of academic growth measured by the state in every content area. Collegiate High was one of 21 schools countywide scoring all 5’s. “A level 5 for student growth is based on Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVASS) student measures from one school year to the next. Additionally, Collegiate High faculty scored Level 5 and are in the top 80% of teachers in Hamilton County,” states a proud Dr. Sonja Rich, Collegiate High principal.“We are proud of our students, faculty, and staff for this honor. We appreciate their hard work and support for student achievement,” she adds.
Nationally, Collegiate High students are some of the most sought-after students. Its graduates continue their education in colleges and universities across the nation. Ninety percent of Collegiate High graduates transfer to a four-year college or university. Additionally, its ACT composite continues to rank above the state and national average.
For more information on Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State, call (423) 697-4492 or visit https://www.chattanoogastate.edu/early-college/collegiate-high.