Coahoma County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Coahoma County School District serving 1,609 students in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Coahoma County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Clarksdale Coahoma County Jr/sr High School
    1535 Lee Drive, P O Box 820
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662)627-7378

    Grades: 7-12 | 572 students
  • Friars Point Friars Point Elementary School
    350 South Street, P.o. Box 600
    Friars Point, MS 38631
    (662)383-2477

    Grades: K-6 | 161 students
  • Jonestown Jonestown Elementary School
    330 Matagorda Road, P. O. Box
    Jonestown, MS 38639
    (662)358-4496

    Grades: PK-6 | 244 students
  • Lyon Lyon Elementary School
    2020 Roberson Road
    Lyon, MS 38645
    (662)624-8544

    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
  • Clarksdale Sherard Elementary School
    3105 Bobo-sherard Road
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662)624-4629

    Grades: PK-6 | 278 students

Overview

School District NameCoahoma County School District
# of Schools5
# of Students1,609
# of Teachers116
Student : Teacher Ratio14
# of Male Students834
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students775
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.20
# of American Indian Students1
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students33
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students1,430
% Black Students
89%
# of White Students143
% White Students
9%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students2
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:54
# of Students in Kindergarten:143
# of Students in 1st Grade:155
# of Students in 2nd Grade:150
# of Students in 3rd Grade:150
# of Students in 4th Grade:126
# of Students in 5th Grade:115
# of Students in 6th Grade:138
# of Students in 7th Grade:128
# of Students in 8th Grade:134
# of Students in 9th Grade:82
# of Students in 10th Grade:74
# of Students in 11th Grade:75
# of Students in 12th Grade:54
# of Ungraded Students:31

District Comparison

  • Coahoma County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
31%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Coahoma 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Coahoma 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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Coahoma County School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,750 is higher than the state average of $10,065. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,101 is higher than the state average of $10,094. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$18 MM$20 MM
This chart display total revenue of Coahoma County School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$17 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of Coahoma County School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,750$10,065
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Coahoma County School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,101$10,094
This chart display average spending per public school student in Coahoma County School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Coahoma County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.20, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Sherard Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.