East Central High School

  • East Central High School serves 747 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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East Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • East Central High School's student population of 747 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students747 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Central High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Central High School is 0.08, 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)
Overall School Rank#65 out of 840 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
4%
49%
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White
96%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Central High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.080.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJACKSON CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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My son has gone here for 4 years and just got his ACT scores back and pulled a 30.... 34 in the reading category. The set standards and keep them.
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