620 Main Street
Leakesville, MS 39451
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Leakesville Junior High School serves 333 students in grades 5-8.
Leakesville 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Leakesville Junior High School's student population of 333 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Leakesville Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Leakesville Junior High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#581 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
22%
48%
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White
74%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% MS state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% MS state average).

How many students attend Leakesville Junior High School?

333 students attend Leakesville Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

74% of Leakesville Junior High School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Leakesville Junior High School?

Leakesville Junior High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Leakesville Junior High School offer ?

Leakesville Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 5-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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