It is extremely important that all students, employees, and the community self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms prior to visiting any CMCSS facility. Additionally, it is extremely important that parents/guardians do not send their child to school if they are awaiting results of a COVID-19 test or are exhibiting a new on-set of symptoms related to COVID-19.
Please see below for several reopening updates for all students with sections below for CMCSS K-12 Virtual and traditional-specific updates. Updates for ALL students: IMPORTANT UPDATE: Laptops for K-12 The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System will provide all K-12 students, both traditional and virtual, with a laptop for the 2020-21 academic year. CMCSS district leaders are committed to providing all students access to instruction no matter the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CMCSS Technology Department reallocated resources making it possible for kindergarten and first-grade students who chose the traditional model to now be assigned a device. In the event that a school may move to the remote learning model under the Continuum of Learning, traditional kindergarten and first-grade students will now be able to access online learning platforms from their school assigned laptops. Technology Distribution Days Families can pick up devices during specified Technology Distribution Days, beginning on August 20. CMCSS parents and guardians will receive electronic communication, to include the Technology Usage Agreement and Protection Plan, in the coming days. These documents must be reviewed, signed, and returned electronically prior to the student receiving his/her laptop. Technology distribution will occur at your student’s enrolled school. All traditional and CMCSS K-12 Virtual students can pick up their device on the following days: August 20, 21, 24 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. August 25 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Parents should have a photo ID and their child(ren)’s name(s) and grade level(s). Students who still have textbooks, library books, or a technology device that CMCSS has indicated must be returned should bring all items to the Technology Distribution Day. Laptops will not be distributed to students who have not returned necessary items. Students who already have a district-issued laptop and have not been instructed to return the device do […]
The CMCSS Communicable Disease Team (CDT) comprised of leaders from CMCSS and the Montgomery County Health Department meet regularly to review the latest guidance from the CDC and make recommendations for the health and safety of students, employees and the community.
The Tennessee Department of Education has selected the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System as one of six districts to be named as an Exemplary ACCESS District. ACCESS is the acronym for All Children are Challenged and Equipped for Success in School. CMCSS was recognized for its intensive work and exceptional dedication to providing ACCESS for all students to high quality instruction and intervention over the past two years through the State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG). This designation is based on training participation data, dedication to the grant design, improvements in teaching methods, improvements in Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) quality, improvements in reading screener scores, and efforts to expand the trainings systemwide. The department is announced this recognition during two sessions at the Partners in Education (PIE) Conference this January. This work has given CMCSS the opportunity to partner with TDOE and 29 other districts across the state as we impact each student in every facet of their education in the least restrictive setting. This dedication to our educators and students has, and will continue to, positively affect all students in CMCSS for many years to come. These efforts are helping to ensure that All Children are Challenged and Equipped for Success in School. District SPDG supervisor Rebecca Britt and SPDG facilitators Elaine Hoffert and Debbie Jones, are dedicated to continued opportunities for schools to participate in SPDG 1.0 and 2.0 trainings as schools continue to build upon the success of the grant and create positive, motivating, empowering learning environments throughout the district.
The Tennessee Department of Education has released the state report card for the 2016-17 school year. To review the results, click on this link: and select Montgomery County under the Districts dropdown menu
The state Department of Education today released graduation rates across Tennessee. CMCSS’s rate is 95.1%! “Our initial glimpse at the data shows strong promise in reference to the hard work and focus that our students and teachers continue to make. We plan to be intentional about finding opportunities for continuous improvement and building on our successes in every way possible,” according to Schools Director Millard House. Here are the graduation rates by school: Kenwood High, 91.4 Montgomery Central, 93.7
Please note: This article was originally published on 12/13/2016. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year. CMCSS SCORES TOP MARKS IN STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT GROWTH (Dec. 13, 2016) — The Tennessee Education Department today released its annual report card, which includes 2015-16 high school end of course exams and eighth grade algebra achievement and growth data. CMCSS is one of only two systems of the 15 districts serving more than 10,000 students which scored perfect fives in the growth categories of literacy, numeracy, the combined literacy and numeracy, and composite. The CMCSS graduation rate remains above state and national levels at 94.8 percent.
Please note: This article was originally published on 12/13/2016. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year. Education Commissioner Candice McQueen has announced the launch of a new district and school report card, which has a redesigned layout to help educators and families better access and understand information about their schools. The new site also includes results from the 2015-16 TNReady End of Course exams, which are coupled with the release of redesigned student reports that are available today for high school families to learn how their child performed on TNReady. The report card highlights a number of data points that capture the academic success of our districts and schools, and it also includes updated data from the 2015-16 year. One of those updated pieces is a new public school ACT composite average for the class of 2016: 19.9. This is higher than previously reported because the earlier number was limited to the last score a student received on the ACT, not necessarily their highest score, which is included in the new figure.
Please note: This article was originally published on 11/2/2016. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year. The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System continues to exceed expectations for its students. An external review team from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission recommended that the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System earn the distinction of accreditation by AdvancED.
Please note: This article was originally published on 10/22/2015. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year. CMCSS students scored above their expected three-year academic performance in reading, math, and science, according to the state Department of Education release of its annual report card on Tennessee school districts. In achievement, CMCSS scored A’s in math and science and a B in reading. Social studies was field tested with no data available.