Coahoma County School District
- 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 School1535 Lee Drive, P O Box 820
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Grades: 7-12 | 572 students
- Friars Point Friars Point Elementary School350 South Street, P.o. Box 600
Friars Point, MS 38631
Grades: K-6 | 161 students
- Jonestown Jonestown Elementary School330 Matagorda Road, P. O. Box
Jonestown, MS 38639
Grades: PK-6 | 244 students
- Lyon Lyon Elementary School2020 Roberson Road
Lyon, MS 38645
Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
- Clarksdale Sherard Elementary School3105 Bobo-sherard Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Grades: PK-6 | 278 students
|School District Name||Coahoma County School District|
|# of Schools||5|
|# of Students||1,609|
|# of Teachers||116|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14|
|# of Male Students||834|
|% Male Students|
|# of Female Students||775|
|% Female Students|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||33|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||1,430|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||143|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||2|
|% 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|
- 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 Data||This School District||State Average (MS)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
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 Data||This School District||This State (MS)|
|Total Revenue||$18 MM||$20 MM|
|Spending||$17 MM||$20 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$11,750||$10,065|
|Spending / Student||$11,101||$10,094|
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