Yazoo County Junior High School

6781 Hwy 49 Frontage Rd,

Yazoo City, MS, 39194

Tel: (662)746-1596
Grades: 7-8

286 students

Yazoo County Junior High School serves 286 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Yazoo County Junior High School operates within the Yazoo County School District.

Overview

The student population of 286 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 286 students
Yazoo County Junior High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Yazoo County Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Yazoo County Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Yazoo County Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Yazoo County Junior High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Yazoo County Junior High School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
51%
50%
Yazoo County Junior High School Black (2004-2012)
White
46%
45%
Yazoo County Junior High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Yazoo County Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Yazoo County Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.31
Yazoo County Junior High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
64%
Yazoo County Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Yazoo County Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Yazoo County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,735 2,063
Yazoo County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $21 MM
Yazoo County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $20 MM
Yazoo County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,139 $9,999
Yazoo County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,864 $9,596
Yazoo County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Yazoo County High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alternative Learning Center (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alternative Learning Center (7.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Yazoo City Yazoo County High School
    6789 Hwy 49 Frontage Rd
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-1492
    0  mi  |  483  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Yazoo City Alternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    215 East 5th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-0985
    Alternative School
    7.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Yazoo City Webster Street Elementary School
    622 E.4th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-4093
    7.5  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Bentonia Bentonia Gibbs School
    10340 Hwy 433 West
    Bentonia , MS , 39040
    (662)755-2270
    7.6  mi  |  709  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Yazoo City Bettie E Woolfolk Middle School
    209 West 5th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-2904
    7.8  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Yazoo County, MS public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.20, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Yazoo County is Yazoo County School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.