Guntown Middle School

1539 Main St.
Guntown, MS 38849
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Guntown Middle School serves 759 students in grades 6-8.
Guntown Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Guntown Middle School's student population of 759 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Guntown Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Guntown Middle School is 0.25, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#275 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
10%
48%
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White
86%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.250.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Guntown Middle School is Saltillo High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Baldwyn High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saltillo Primary School (3.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saltillo Saltillo Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 732 students
    3.1 miles
    1806 Hwy 45 N, P.o. Box 1525
    Saltillo, MS 38866
    (662) 869-3724
    3.1 K-2 732
  • Saltillo Saltillo High School Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 965 students
    4.2 miles
    146 Tiger Dr.
    Saltillo, MS 38866
    (662) 869-5466
    4.2 9-12 965
  • Baldwyn Baldwyn Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 315 students
    4.6 miles
    515 Bender Circle
    Baldwyn, MS 38824
    (662) 365-1010
    4.6 K-4 315
  • Baldwyn Baldwyn Career Advancement Center Vocational School

    5.1 miles
    120 Vandiver Street
    Baldwyn, MS 38824
    (662) 365-1000
    5.1 n/a n/a
  • Baldwyn Baldwyn High School Math: 46% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 475 students
    5.1 miles
    512 North Fourth Street
    Baldwyn, MS 38824
    (662) 365-1020
    5.1 5-12 475

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