Early Head Start Nicholson

  • Early Head Start Nicholson serves 132 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Early Head Start Nicholson's student population of 132 students has grown by 103% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students132 students
This chart display total students of Early Head Start Nicholson by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Early Head Start Nicholson by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

School Comparison

  • Early Head Start Nicholson's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Early Head Start Nicholson is 0.53, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Early Head Start Nicholson and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
61%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Early Head Start Nicholson and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
32%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Early Head Start Nicholson and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Early Head Start Nicholson.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.530.58
This chart display the diversity score of Early Head Start Nicholson and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Early Head Start Nicholson and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePicayune Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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