J Z George High School

J Z George High School serves 280 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
J Z George High School operates within the Carroll County School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 280 students has declined by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 280 students
J Z George High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
J Z George High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade J Z George High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 11:1 16:1
J Z George High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
3%
J Z George High School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
66%
50%
J Z George High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
31%
45%
J Z George High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups J Z George High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.47 0.31
J Z George High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
73%
64%
J Z George High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
11%
8%
J Z George High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,000 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,056 is higher than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,580 is higher than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Carroll County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
5
Number of Students Managed 1,000 2,147
Carroll County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 54% 62%
Carroll County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $21 MM
Carroll County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $20 MM
Carroll County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,056 $9,999
Carroll County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,580 $9,596
Carroll County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Winona Vocational Complex High School (10.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marshall Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North CarrolltonGeorge Middle School
    900 George St
    North CarrolltonMS 38947
    (662)237-4701
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 234 students                      
  • North CarrolltonMarshall Elementary School
    Marshall Rd
    North CarrolltonMS 38947
    (662)237-6840
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 486 students                      
  • WinonaWinona Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    300 North Applegage St
    WinonaMS 38967
    (662)283-3601
    Vocational School

    10.9 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • WinonaWinona Secondary School
    301 Fairground St
    WinonaMS 38967
    (662)283-1244
    10.9 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 477 students                      
  • WinonaWinona Elementary School
    513 South Applegate
    WinonaMS 38967
    (662)283-4129
    11.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 691 students                      

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