Testing and Accreditation

We utilize the nationally standardized Stanford Achievement test to provide the large percentage of our students who are in military families a smoother academic transition to other school districts throughout the world. Our students consistently test above their grade levels on the Stanford Achievement test.

Test results are a reflection of the grade equivalent median score.

The Stanford Achievement test is one type of standardization testing available to school districts across the United States. TCS uses this test to determine how much their students understand in a variety of subjects, and then plan to address any deficiencies the test scores show.

Stanford Achievement test is available in levels 1 to 13 (Kindergarten through 12th grade), so students of all ages can take this test from year to year to measure progress. The Stanford Achievement test is composed of multiple choice and open ended questions. This allows educators to use measureable answers and subjective answers from their students to assess student understanding. Stanford Achievement test covers a variety of subjects for each grade level.

Stanford Achievement test is a standardized test, which means there are requirements for when, where and how long the students take this test. This ensures that all students are taking the test in the same manner, regardless of the school they attend. This way their scores can be reasonably compared.

The following are TCS test scores for the year 2012 - 2013. Truly God continues to lead and guide this school. The scores below are a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our students and teachers here at TCS.

Accreditation

AdvancED formerly known as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) - Accrediting Body, 2007 - 2017

AdvancED is also the accrediting body for the U.S. Department of Defense Schools. (Fort Campbell) and Clarksville Montgomery County Schools. TCS is one of the few private Christian schools accredited by AdvancED in Tennessee. TCS was awarded three commendations by the evaluation team:

  • Exemplary Christian Foundation Focus
  • Exemplary Student Achievement
  • Transformational Spiritual Development and Growth of all Stakeholders

TCS is a category 3 designated school through the TN Department of Education, Nashville TN

Association of Christian schools international - Member 2002 - Present

Training

Tabernacle Christian School prides itself on providing both on and off-site training opportunities for its staff. It has been proven that educators must continually "learn" in order to offer students the most current and efficient education possible. Many factors go into the type of trainings provided. The state mandates certain trainings for various staff members for the school to be in compliance with state regulation. Disaggregation of data by administration and staff also offers another avenue of needed training. Listed below are the TCS required annual professional development hours.

  • 18 hours for hourly staff
  • 20 hours for educational assistants
  • 24 hours for teachers
  • 10 hours for office personnel
  • 42 hours administrative hours every two years

Mission Statement

Tabernacle Christian School provides a safe and nurturing environment that enables a child to obtain academic excellence, spiritual, emotional, and physical development through the teachings of Christian principles and values. We will provide each individual with an opportunity..."to grow in the nurture and admonition of the Lord"
(Deuteronomy 6:5-7)
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Philosophy

Tabernacle Christian School believes that Jesus Christ is at the center of all learning. We provide our students with a biblical perspective curriculum that prepares and inspires them for success in life. Our educational program equips students with the skills and ability necessary to sustain and guard a Christian worldview.

And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
(Isaiah 54:13)

Vision

This institution prepares children in this present age to know who they are and what their human existence means. Our goal is to provide curriculum challenge taught through a Christian perspective that solidifies the academic corner stone of elementary education.

Tabernacle Christian School's Partners

Jack B. Turner & Associates
Kennedy Law Firm
Orthodontist Dentist Dr. Gerald Karr
Morgan Contractors, Inc
Briggs Mark Premier BPO
Carlos Lewis & Sons House Movers
Treva Gordon Convenient Shopper
SnapShotZ Portrait Studio
Allensville Seed Company

TCS would not have been a success without the generous support you have provided to us throughout our 15 years of existence. We deeply appreciate the willingness with which you have and continue to sponsor our efforts to educate young Christians. We sincerely hope that this association will be maintained and that you will contine to support us in our future endeavors.