Scales Elementary School

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6430 Murray Ln

Brentwood, TN 37027

(615) 472-4830

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Scales Elementary School

My daughter goes here as I did over 30 years ago. It's an amazing school. The teachers, parents, location... fantastic. I went on to receive technical post-graduate degrees as did my sister, and many of my friends. That atmosphere of emphasized education continues to this day. Evidenced by the cost ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/19/13

The classrooms are overcrowded especially in the lower grades. One teacher per 25-28 students is unacceptable. How are the children possibly getting the attention they need? There is an issue with bullying at the school. Although the issue has been brought to the attention of peers, not much has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/13

I am not sure what the negative reviewer is talking about as we have had a great experience at Scales. We were new to the school last year and all of our children felt very welcomed. There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer but we never felt pressured to do so. Not sure what they mean by parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/12

Scales fosters an atmosphere of parental involvement and an excellent standard in arts and academics. I had two children attend 1-5 grades at Scales and could not be more pleased with the education they received.

Posted by a parent on 07/11/11

I would like to reply to the post from April 19, 2011. I would very much like to meet with that parent to discuss their concerns and see how we can meet their expectations. Scales Elementary is definitely not over-crowded and we are nowhere near maximum class sizes in any grade level. We do rely heavily ...  Read more

Posted by a principal on 06/27/11

This is a truly horrible school. Everyone in Williamson County has rested on its laurels, because the school system USED to be good....25 years ago. Now it is well-known that overcrowding is a huge issue, especially at this particular school. Teachers have such huge classes that they cannot keep up with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/11

The teachers provide challenging environments they create to keep the children of all levels engaged. The PTO provides so many opportunities to volunteer. The PTO provides actual tangible benefits to the students including paying the Technology teacher's salary. The PTO does limited fund raising so ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/11

We have such a great school! Rick West is a very involved Principal and both of his daughters have attended Scales. He manages to know every child s name and is always positive and supportive of the students. The teachers and staff at Scales are exceptional. Our children are challenged academically ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/11/09

Scales elementary is a very high acheiving school. The teachers are great and the parents are very involving. Everything was taken care of with great detail, plus made tons of fun. We were always safe there plus well watched. The teachers not only prepare you for the rest of your life academically, but ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 01/10/07

Williamson County, in general, is a highly sought after school district. Scales Elementary, in particular, is an excellent school due to the high degree of parental involvement as well as positive environment created by its faculty. There are several events during the course of the year that facilitate ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/01/06

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Test scores for Scales Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Scales Elementary School
Williamson County School Dist
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Brentwood schools — Scales Elementary School is located at 6430 Murray Ln, Brentwood TN 37027. 6430 Murray Ln is in the 37027 ZIP code in Brentwood, TN The school district for Scales Elementary School is the Williamson County School Dist. Scales Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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