Batesville Junior High School

507 Tiger Drive
Batesville, MS 38606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Batesville Junior High School serves 835 students in grades 6-8.
Batesville Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Batesville Junior High School's student population of 835 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students835 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Batesville Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Batesville Junior High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#352 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
61%
48%
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White
35%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Panola School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Batesville Junior High School is South Panola High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pope Elementary School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Batesville Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Batesville Batesville Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 584 students
    0.0 miles
    509 Tiger Drive
    Batesville, MS 38606
    (662) 563-1924
    0 4-5 584
  • Batesville South Panola High School Math: 58% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,131 student
    0.2 miles
    601 Tiger Drive
    Batesville, MS 38606
    (662) 563-4756
    0.2 9-12 1,131
  • Batesville Batesville Intermediate School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 2-3 | 592 students
    0.6 miles
    200 College St.
    Batesville, MS 38606
    (662) 563-7834
    0.6 2-3 592
  • Batesville Batesville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 671 students
    0.7 miles
    110 College St.
    Batesville, MS 38606
    (662) 563-4596
    0.7 PK-1 671
  • Pope Pope Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 560 students
    7.3 miles
    1110 Main Street, P.o. Box 59
    Pope, MS 38658
    (662) 563-3732
    7.3 K-8 560

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