Claiborne County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools in Claiborne County School District, serving 1,473 students.
  • Public school in Claiborne County School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 13% (versus the 35% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
  • The top ranked public schools in Claiborne County School District are Arthur W Watson Junior Elementary School, Port Gibson High School and Port Gibson Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Mississippi public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameClaiborne County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.claiborne.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(601)437-4232
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools4 Schools1,068 Schools
# of Students1,473 Students480,718 Students
# of Teachers86 Teachers31,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

  • Claiborne County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Claiborne County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Claiborne County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Claiborne County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.020.58
# of American Indian Studentsn/a3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students4 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students2 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
4%
# of Black Students1,461 Students232,162 Students
% Black Students
99%
48%
# of White Students3 Students211,371 Students
% White Students
n/a
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students3 Students10,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:405,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:9536,264
# of Students in 1st Grade:10936,605
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12736,620
# of Students in 3rd Grade:10538,169
# of Students in 4th Grade:11339,092
# of Students in 5th Grade:13139,023
# of Students in 6th Grade:7235,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:11636,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:10235,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:11635,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:11334,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:9132,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:10631,047
# of Ungraded Students:377,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,093 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,995. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,960 is less than the state average of $10,910. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$17 MM$21 MM
This chart display total revenue of Claiborne County   School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$17 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Claiborne County   School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,093$10,995
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Claiborne County   School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,960$10,910
This chart display average spending per public school student in Claiborne County   School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Claiborne County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Arthur W Watson Junior Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    880 Anthony St.
    Port Gibson, MS 39150
    (601)437-5070

    Grades: PK-5 | 731 students
  • Claiborne County Vocational Complex Vocational School
    161 Old Hwy 18 #1
    Port Gibson, MS 39150
    (601)437-3800

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Port Gibson High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    159 Old Highway 18 #1
    Port Gibson, MS 39150
    (601)437-4190

    Grades: 9-12 | 441 students
  • Port Gibson Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    161 Ramsey Drive
    Port Gibson, MS 39150
    (601)437-4251

    Grades: 6-8 | 301 students
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