Golden Triangle Early College

4.00 5 1 (1 review)
8731 South Frontage Road
Mayhew, MS 39753
  • Golden Triangle Early College serves 121 students in grades 9-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Golden Triangle Early College's student population of 121 students has grown by 98% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-10
Total Students121 students
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers

School Comparison

  • Golden Triangle Early College's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Golden Triangle Early College is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
Two or more races
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Golden Triangle Early College.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.470.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowndes Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

I am a part of the first graduating class of GTECHS, and while it is definitely a work in progress, it is an amazing school that gives students opportunities that they may never get otherwise. Each grade is a class of around 60 students (give or take depending on siblings that apply). Students have the opportunity to earn their associate's degree at the same time as their high school diploma, and will actually walk for the college before their own high school. The staff does their best for each and every student, and works hard to find the best teachers they can. Mr. Jordan, Ms. Scruggs, and Mrs. Glover are some of the best teachers I''ve ever had. There aren''t really extracurricular in the normal public school sense, but each teacher sponsors a small club, such as DIY or Game Theory. We do not have a band, nor a sports team because we focus more on the academic side of high school.
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