Blackburn Middle School

  • Blackburn Middle School serves 427 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blackburn 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Blackburn Middle School's student population of 427 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students427 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Blackburn Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackburn Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Blackburn Middle School is 0.02, 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#773 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blackburn Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
99%
48%
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White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blackburn Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackburn Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.020.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackburn Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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