Davis Magnet School

  • Davis Magnet School serves 264 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Davis Magnet School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 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 55%.

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 264 students has declined by 7% 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 Students264 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 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Davis Magnet School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rankn/a
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
3%
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Black
98%
49%
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White
2%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
1%
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Diversity Score0.040.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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