East Central Middle School

  • East Central Middle School serves 616 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 50% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • East Central Middle School's student population of 616 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Central Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Central Middle School is 0.06, 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#89 out of 840 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
3%
49%
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White
97%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Central Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.060.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
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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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Quality of academic programs - Poor Availability of music, art, sports and other - Poor extracurricular activities - Poor Academic or athletic awards - Poor Facilities -Poor Level of parent involvement - Could be great. Except no one wishes to deal with the staff.
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