Clarksdale Municipal School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,624 students in Clarksdale Municipal School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Clarksdale Municipal School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Clarksdale Municipal School District are Kirkpatrick Health /wellness, Heidelberg School Math & Science and Booker T Washington Intern. Studies. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Clarksdale Municipal School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Clarksdale Municipal School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,067 Schools
# Students
2,624 Students
480,606 Students
# Teachers
178 Teachers
31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Clarksdale Municipal School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#135 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Clarksdale Municipal   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clarksdale Municipal   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clarksdale Municipal   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Clarksdale Municipal   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.08
0.58
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
12 Students
5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
14 Students
17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
4%
# Black Students
2,521 Students
232,056 Students
% Black Students
96%
48%
# White Students
69 Students
211,366 Students
% White Students
3%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
306 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
80
5,730
# Students in K Grade:
208
36,253
# Students in 1st Grade:
205
36,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
228
36,610
# Students in 3rd Grade:
221
38,135
# Students in 4th Grade:
230
39,071
# Students in 5th Grade:
200
39,005
# Students in 6th Grade:
192
35,974
# Students in 7th Grade:
195
36,060
# Students in 8th Grade:
188
35,800
# Students in 9th Grade:
172
35,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
168
34,503
# Students in 11th Grade:
144
32,346
# Students in 12th Grade:
182
31,047
# Ungraded Students:
11
7,621

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,068 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,559. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,753 is less than the state median of $10,908. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Clarksdale Municipal   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$26 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Clarksdale Municipal   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,068
$11,559
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Clarksdale Municipal   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,753
$10,908
This chart display average spending per public school student in Clarksdale Municipal   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Clarksdale Municipal School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kirkpatrick Health /wellness
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Smith Street
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8588
Grades: PK-4
| 273 students
Rank: #22.
Heidelberg School Math & Science
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Maple Ave.
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8577
Grades: PK-4
| 286 students
Rank: #33.
Booker T Washington Intern. Studies
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
135 Washington Ave.
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8567
Grades: PK-4
| 270 students
Rank: #44.
W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy
Math: 20% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1749 Chestnut Street
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8550
Grades: 7-8
| 383 students
Rank: #55.
Oakhurst Intermediate Academy
Math: 12% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
120 West Second Street
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8560
Grades: 5-6
| 392 students
Rank: #66.
Geo H Oliver Visual/perf. Arts
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
871 Ritchie Avenue
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8605
Grades: PK-4
| 346 students
Rank: #77.
Clarksdale High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Wildcat Drive
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8530
Grades: 10-12
| 502 students
Carl Keen Vocational
Vocational School
1050 Walnut Street
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8580
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Jerome W. Stampley 9th Grade Academ
Math: 35-39%
301 Washington Avenue
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-8570
Grades: 9
| 172 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,624 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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