Humphreys Junior High School

Tel: (662)247-6050
  • Humphreys Junior High School serves 377 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 8% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Humphreys Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • Humphreys Junior High School operates within the Humphreys County School District.

School Overview

  • Humphreys Junior High School's student population of 377 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students377 students
Humphreys Junior High School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Humphreys Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Humphreys Junior High School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeHumphreys Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Humphreys Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Humphreys Junior High School is 0.06, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Humphreys Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Humphreys Junior High School Black Students (2009-2016)
Black
97%
49%
Humphreys Junior High School Black Students (2006-2016)
White
2%
45%
Humphreys Junior High School White Students (2004-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHumphreys Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.31
Humphreys Junior High School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
69%
Humphreys Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Humphreys Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Humphreys Junior High School is Humphreys County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Humphreys County School District's student population of 1,727 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,819 in this district is less than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,522 is less than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameHumphreys County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    5
    Number of Students Managed1,7272,008
    Humphreys County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    7%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    10%
    33%
    District Total Revenue$17 MM$20 MM
    District Spending$17 MM$20 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,819$10,065
    District Spending / Student$9,522$10,094
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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