Yazoo Co Junior High School

Tel: (662)746-1596
Grades 6-8
389 students
Yazoo Co Junior High School serves 389 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Yazoo Co Junior High School operates within the Yazoo County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 389 students has grown by 54% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 389 students
Yazoo Co Junior High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Yazoo Co Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Yazoo Co Junior High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Yazoo Co Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 17:1 16:1
Yazoo Co Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Yazoo Co Junior High School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
48%
49%
Yazoo Co Junior High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
49%
45%
Yazoo Co Junior High School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Yazoo Co Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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 Co Junior High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
74%
65%
Yazoo Co Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Yazoo Co Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Yazoo County School District's student population of 1,696 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,346 is higher than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,012 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Yazoo County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,696 2,273
Yazoo County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $20 MM
Yazoo County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $18 MM $20 MM
Yazoo County   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,346 $9,638
Yazoo County   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,012 $9,666
Yazoo County   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Yazoo Co 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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  • Yazoo CityYazoo Co High School
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    0 miles
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    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-1492
    09-12480
  • Yazoo CityAlternative Learning CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 3-12
    7.4 miles
    215 East 5th St
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-0985
    7.43-12n/a
  • Yazoo CityWebster Street Elementary School
    Grades: KG-1 | 525 students
    7.5 miles
    622 E.4th St
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-4093
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    7.6 miles
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    BentoniaMS 39040
    (662)755-2270
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  • Yazoo CityWoolfolk Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 516 students
    7.8 miles
    209 West 5th St
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-2904
    7.86-8516

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