Kirksey Middle School

651 James M. Davis Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Kirksey Middle School serves 320 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Kirksey Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

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Kirksey Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Kirksey Middle School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Kirksey Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Kirksey Middle School is 0.02, 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
#605 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
99%
48%
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White
n/a
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kirksey Middle School is Callaway High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chastain Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Jackson Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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