Alexander Junior High School

  • Alexander Junior High School serves 410 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Alexander Junior High School's student population of 410 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alexander Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alexander Junior High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#486 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
66%
49%
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White
34%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alexander Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.450.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookhaven Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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