Dorsey Attendance Center

  • Dorsey Attendance Center serves 338 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) 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 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Dorsey Attendance Center's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dorsey Attendance Center's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dorsey Attendance Center is 0.46, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#426 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
26%
49%
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White
69%
43%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dorsey Attendance Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.460.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameItawamba Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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