Coahoma County School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools in Coahoma County School District, serving 925 students. Public elementary schools in Coahoma County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Mississippi public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 40% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the Mississippi public elementary 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||4 Schools||657 Schools|
|# of Students||925 Students||329,490 Students|
|# of Teachers||62 Teachers||20,424 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||16:1|
Coahoma County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 148 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||2,470 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a||3,314 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||15 Students||12,803 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||837 Students||155,741 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||69 Students||146,367 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||228 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||4 Students||8,567 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students||n/a|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||43||4,977|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||126||35,473|
|# 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:||-||25,426|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||-||24,937|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||2,132|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||2,079|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||1,978|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||1,877|
|# of Ungraded Students:||1||5,128|
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 Elementary 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
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