Fifth Street School

  • Fifth Street School serves 417 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 22% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fifth Street School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Fifth Street School's student population of 417 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students417 students
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fifth Street School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fifth Street School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fifth Street School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. 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#482 out of 835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Black
82%
49%
White
18%
43%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fifth Street School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.300.57
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Point Consolidated School Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Point East Side Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 289 students
    0.6 miles
    1039 E Broad Street
    West Point, MS 39773
    (662)494-4691
    0.6 PK-K 289
  • West Point Central School
    Grades: 5-6 | 412 students
    0.7 miles
    264 E Westbrook Street
    West Point, MS 39773
    (662)495-2418
    0.7 5-6 412
  • West Point West Point Learning Center Alternative School

    1.4 miles
    1399 Highway 45 Alt North
    West Point, MS 39773
    (662)494-5967
    1.4 n/a n/a
  • West Point West Point High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 897 students
    1.5 miles
    90 S Eshman Avenue
    West Point, MS 39773
    (662)494-5083
    1.5 9-12 897
  • West Point Church Hill Elementary School
    Grades: 1-2 | 517 students
    1.6 miles
    2050 W Church Hill Road
    West Point, MS 39773
    (662)494-5900
    1.6 1-2 517

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