Biloxi Junior High School

  • Biloxi Junior High School serves 951 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Biloxi Junior High School's student population of 951 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students951 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Biloxi Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Biloxi Junior High School is 0.66, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#124 out of 835 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
4%
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Black
35%
48%
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White
46%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.660.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBiloxi Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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