Belle Shivers Middle School

Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Belle Shivers Middle School serves 540 students in grades 4-8.
Belle Shivers Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Belle Shivers Middle School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Belle Shivers Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Belle Shivers Middle School is 0.06, 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
#613 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
97%
48%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belle Shivers Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.060.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belle Shivers Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAberdeen School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belle Shivers Middle School is Aberdeen High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nettleton Junior High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aberdeen Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aberdeen Aberdeen Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 379 students
    0.3 miles
    508 W. Commerce St
    Aberdeen, MS 39730
    (662) 369-4782
    0.3 PK-3 379
  • Aberdeen Aberdeen High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 303 students
    0.9 miles
    205 Hwy 145 North
    Aberdeen, MS 39730
    (662) 369-8933
    0.9 9-12 303
  • Nettleton Nettleton Junior High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 206 students
    4.4 miles
    179 Mullen Ave
    Nettleton, MS 38858
    (662) 963-7400
    4.4 7-8 206
  • Aberdeen Monroe County Vocational Technical Vocational School

    4.8 miles
    50057 Airport Road
    Aberdeen, MS 39730
    (662) 369-7845
    4.8 n/a n/a
  • Amory Monroe County Advanced Learning Center Alternative School

    8.3 miles
    52251 Highway 25 South
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-2495
    8.3 n/a n/a

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