1921 Tribe Drive
Biloxi, MS 39532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Biloxi Junior High School serves 993 students in grades 7-8.
Biloxi Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 993 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Biloxi Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Biloxi Junior High School's student population of 993 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
993 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Biloxi Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Biloxi Junior High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#145 out of 816 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
16%
4%
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Black
35%
48%
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White
40%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 993 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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