Belle Shivers Middle School

518 West Vine Street
Aberdeen, MS 39730
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 416 students in grades 4-8, Belle Shivers Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in MS
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Belle Shivers Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Belle Shivers Middle School's student population of 416 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Belle Shivers Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Belle Shivers Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
#529 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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18%
37%
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22%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
95%
47%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belle Shivers Middle School's ranking?
Belle Shivers Middle School is ranked #529 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Belle Shivers Middle School?
416 students attend Belle Shivers Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Belle Shivers Middle School students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belle Shivers Middle School?
Belle Shivers Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Belle Shivers Middle School offer ?
Belle Shivers Middle School offers enrollment in grades 4-8
What school district is Belle Shivers Middle School part of?
Belle Shivers Middle School is part of Aberdeen School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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