Dorsey Attendance Center

1 Dorsey School Road
Fulton, MS 38843
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
Dorsey Attendance Center serves 352 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Dorsey Attendance Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dorsey Attendance Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Dorsey Attendance Center's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Dorsey Attendance Center is ranked within the top 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 Dorsey Attendance Center is 0.41, 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
#399 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
21%
48%
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White
74%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.410.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameItawamba County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dorsey Attendance Center is Mooreville High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mooreville Middle School (4.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mooreville Mooreville High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 466 students
    4.2 miles
    115 Road 1429
    Mooreville, MS 38857
    (662) 842-6859
    4.2 9-12 466
  • Mooreville Mooreville Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 427 students
    4.2 miles
    964 Cr 1409
    Mooreville, MS 38857
    (662) 680-4894
    4.2 6-8 427
  • Mantachie Mantachie Attendance Center Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,081 student
    5.4 miles
    1 Mustange Drive
    Mantachie, MS 38855
    (662) 282-4276
    5.4 K-12 1,081
  • Fulton Itawamba Attendance Center Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,098 student
    5.5 miles
    488 Little Indian Road
    Fulton, MS 38843
    (662) 862-4641
    5.5 K-8 1,098
  • Fulton Itawamba Improvement Center Alternative School

    5.8 miles
    605 S. Cummings St.
    Fulton, MS 38843
    (662) 862-2159
    5.8 n/a n/a

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