Memphis-Shelby County Schools named Level 5 school district

Level 5 is the highest distinction available based on Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) scores.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. —

For the first time since the 2014-15 school year, Memphis-Shelby County Schools has been named a Level 5 school district.

According to a release, Level 5 is the highest distinction available based on Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) scores. Student performance in both Literacy and Numeracy also earned a Level 5.

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“This is the first time since the 2014-15 school year that our District has earned Level 5 distinction, which is the highest ranking available,” said MSCS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Angela Whitelaw. “We are proud of this honor because it affirms that our strategies and teachers are helping students make academic gains.”

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