Leake Central Junior High School

  • Leake Central Junior High School serves 480 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Leake Central Junior High School's student population of 480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leake Central Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leake Central Junior High School is 0.55, 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#630 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
14%
4%
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Black
62%
49%
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White
23%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLEAKE CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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