J Z George High School

J Z George High School serves 297 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% 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 297 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 297 students
J Z George High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade J Z George High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
J Z George High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
3%
J Z George High School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
71%
50%
J Z George High School Black (1989-2012)
White
26%
45%
J Z George High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups J Z George High School Sch Ethnicity J Z George 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.
0.43 0.55
J Z George High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
77%
64%
J Z George High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
7%
8%
J Z George High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 986 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 41% over five years.
School District Name Carroll County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
5
Number of Students Managed 986 2,287
Carroll County   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 54% 62%
Carroll County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $21 MM
Carroll County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $20 MM
Carroll County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,056 $9,999
Carroll County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,580 $9,596
Carroll 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 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 Students Grades
  • North Carrollton George Middle School
    900 George St
    North Carrollton , MS , 38947
    (662)237-4701
    0  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • North Carrollton Marshall Elementary School
    Marshall Rd
    North Carrollton , MS , 38947
    (662)237-6840
    0.3  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Winona Winona Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    300 North Applegage St
    Winona , MS , 38967
    (662)283-3601
    Vocational School
    10.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Winona Winona Secondary School
    301 Fairground St
    Winona , MS , 38967
    (662)283-1244
    10.9  mi  |  467  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Winona Winona Elementary School
    513 South Applegate
    Winona , MS , 38967
    (662)283-4129
    11.1  mi  |  711  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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