Kosciusko Junior High School

317 East Jefferson Street
Kosciusko, MS 39090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Kosciusko Junior High School serves 567 students in grades 6-8.
Kosciusko Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 42% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Kosciusko Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Kosciusko Junior High School's student population of 567 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Kosciusko Junior High 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 Kosciusko Junior High School is 0.54, 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
#341 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
54%
48%
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White
42%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKosciusko School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kosciusko Junior High School is Kosciusko Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mcadams Attendance Center (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kosciusko Lower Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kosciusko Kosciusko Alternative School Alternative School

    0.0 miles
    229 West Washington St.
    Kosciusko, MS 39090
    (662) 289-1188
    0 n/a n/a
  • Kosciusko Kosciusko Lower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 447 students
    0.0 miles
    109 Veterans Memorial Drive
    Kosciusko, MS 39090
    (662) 289-3364
    0 PK-1 447
  • Kosciusko Kosciusko Middle School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-3 | 388 students
    0.0 miles
    233 South Wells
    Kosciusko, MS 39090
    (662) 289-4653
    0 2-3 388
  • Kosciusko Kosciusko Senior High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 634 students
    0.0 miles
    415 Veterans Memorial Drive
    Kosciusko, MS 39090
    (662) 289-2424
    0 9-12 634
  • Kosciusko Kosciusko Upper Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 383 students
    0.0 miles
    120 4th Avenue
    Kosciusko, MS 39090
    (662) 289-2264
    0 4-5 383

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