1252 Eastover Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Middle School For The Blind serves 34 students in grades 1-12.
Middle School For The Blind 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 ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Middle School For The Blind's student population of 34 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Total Students
34 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Middle School For The Blind 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 Middle School For The Blind is 0.51, 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
#721 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
68%
48%
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White
17%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (01-02)
14%
8%
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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?

≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% MS state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% MS state average).

What is the graduation rate of Middle School For The Blind?

The graduation rate of Middle School For The Blind is 50%, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 84%.

How many students attend Middle School For The Blind?

34 students attend Middle School For The Blind.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

68% of Middle School For The Blind students are Black, 17% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Middle School For The Blind?

Middle School For The Blind has a student ration of 2:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Middle School For The Blind offer ?

Middle School For The Blind offers enrollment in grades 1-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 2:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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