Madison Central High School

  • Madison Central High School serves 1,297 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 66% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Madison Central High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Madison Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Madison Central High School's student population of 1,297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Madison Central 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Madison Central High School is 0.48, 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 School Rank#359 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
27%
48%
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White
67%
44%
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Diversity Score0.480.58
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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