Davis Magnet School

  • Davis Magnet School serves 266 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Davis Magnet School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher 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 Placements

Davis Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Davis Magnet School's student population of 266 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Davis Magnet School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Davis Magnet School is 0.04, 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#1 out of 825 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
98%
48%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.040.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
7%
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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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