Loyd Star School

  • Loyd Star School serves 842 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 38% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Loyd Star School's student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Loyd Star School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Loyd Star School is 0.27, which is less 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#452 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
15%
49%
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White
84%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Loyd Star School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.270.31
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLINCOLN CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
This is simply to rebut the only other review. If this prior student didn't take algebra until the 11th grade, they did so at their own choice. Algebra I was offered from the 9th grade onward even when I was a student in the late 80s. While the school, along with a vast majority of Mississippi public schools indeed does have serious issues that need to be addressed, it offered an adequate education with enough student preparation to be successful in junior college if the young man or woman chose to continue their studies.
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Loyd Star is yet another southern school putting athletics before academics. Teachers refuse to teach things they don't agree with, such as the theory of evolution. Teachers and students will alienate any student with different beliefs. Prayer is held before pep rallies. I didn't learn any algebra until 11th grade, the reason being that the pre-algebra and algebra teachers would not teach. Junior high grade sciences are dumbed down for the religious majority.
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