418 Fifth Street
West Point, MS 39773
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Fifth Street School serves 402 students in grades 7-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Fifth Street School's student population of 402 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
402 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Fifth Street School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fifth Street School is 0.35, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#454 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
78%
48%
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White
20%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fifth Street School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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