John Hopkins Elementary School

John Hopkins Elementary School serves 475 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
John Hopkins Elementary School operates within the Jackson Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 475 students
John Hopkins Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
John Hopkins Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John Hopkins Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 17:1 16:1
John Hopkins Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Black
98%
50%
John Hopkins Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
45%
John Hopkins Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John Hopkins Elementary School Sch Ethnicity John Hopkins Elementary 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.
0.04 0.55
John Hopkins Elementary 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.
92%
64%
John Hopkins Elementary 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.
3%
8%
John Hopkins Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,142 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
5
Number of Students Managed 31,142 2,287
District Total Revenue $275 MM $21 MM
Jackson Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $289 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,999 $9,999
Jackson Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,453 $9,596
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 Clinton Vocational Complex High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eastside Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Raines Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jackson Raines Elementary School
    156 Flag Chapel Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39209
    (601)923-2544
    1  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Clinton Eastside Elementary School
    201 Easthaven Dr
    Clinton , MS , 39056
    (601)924-7261
    1.2  mi  |  690  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Clinton Northside Elementary School
    1111 Old Vicksburg Rd
    Clinton , MS , 39056
    (601)924-7531
    1.7  mi  |  704  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Clinton Clinton Junior Hi School
    711 Lakeview Dr
    Clinton , MS , 39056
    (601)924-0619
    1.9  mi  |  766  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Clinton Clinton Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    713 Lakeview Dr
    Clinton , MS , 39056
    (601)924-0247
    Vocational School
    1.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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