J Z George High School

  • J Z George High School serves 545 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • J Z George High School's student population of 545 students has grown by 96% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 78% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J Z George High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J Z George High School is 0.52, 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#457 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
57%
49%
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White
40%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J Z George High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.520.31
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J Z George High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarroll County Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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