Coahoma County School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools in Coahoma County School District, serving 1,404 students. Coahoma County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Public schools in Coahoma County School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Mississippi public school average of 16:1.
|School District Name||Coahoma County School District|
|School District Website||http://www.coahoma.k12.ms.us|
|School District Phone Number||(662) 624-5448|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MS)|
|# of Schools||5 Schools||1,068 Schools|
|# of Students||1,404 Students||480,718 Students|
|# of Teachers||102 Teachers||31,216 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||16:1|
Coahoma 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 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has increased from 45-49% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MS)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#103 out of 150 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a||3,552 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a||5,156 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||27 Students||17,921 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||1,259 Students||232,162 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||113 Students||211,371 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||306 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||5 Students||10,250 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students||n/a|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||43||5,730|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||126||36,264|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||120||36,605|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||133||36,620|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||144||38,169|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||125||39,092|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||121||39,023|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||112||35,974|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||101||36,060|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||118||35,800|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||68||35,864|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||53||34,503|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||58||32,346|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||54||31,047|
|# of Ungraded Students:||28||7,621|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $13,226 is higher than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,558 is higher than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MS)|
|Total Revenue||$19 MM||$22 MM|
|Spending||$16 MM||$21 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$13,226||$10,773|
|Revenue / Student||$11,558||$10,428|
Coahoma County School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Sherard Elementary School 3105 Bobo-sherard Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Grades: PK-6 | 192 students
- Lyon Elementary School 2020 Roberson Road
Lyon, MS 38645
Grades: PK-6 | 335 students
- Friars Point Elementary School 350 South Street, P.o. Box 600
Friars Point, MS 38631
Grades: PK-6 | 164 students
- Jonestown Elementary School 330 Matagorda Road
Jonestown, MS 38639
Grades: PK-6 | 234 students
- Coahoma County Jr/sr High School 1535 Lee Drive
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Grades: 7-12 | 479 students
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