Covington County Schools School District

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Overview

School District NameCovington County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://Cov.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(601) 765-8247
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools10 Schools1,068 Schools
# of Students2,870 Students480,718 Students
# of Teachers191 Teachers31,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Covington County Schools 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 80-84% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#101 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Covington County Schools  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Covington County Schools  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Covington County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.560.58
# of American Indian Studentsn/a3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students12 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students95 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
4%
# of Black Students1,419 Students232,162 Students
% Black Students
50%
48%
# of White Students1,279 Students211,371 Students
% White Students
45%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students63 Students10,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:23336,264
# of Students in 1st Grade:22836,605
# of Students in 2nd Grade:22636,620
# of Students in 3rd Grade:24938,169
# of Students in 4th Grade:22039,092
# of Students in 5th Grade:25939,023
# of Students in 6th Grade:24635,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:18036,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:19135,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:21535,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:22134,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:20732,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:15531,047
# of Ungraded Students:407,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,119 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,203 is less than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$29 MM$22 MM
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Spending$26 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Covington County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,119$10,773
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Revenue / Student$9,203$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Covington County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Covington County Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Seminary Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    200 Main St.
    Seminary, MS 39479
    (601) 722-3355

    Grades: K-4 | 428 students
  • Seminary High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Main Street
    Seminary, MS 39479
    (601) 722-3220

    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
  • Seminary Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Main St
    Seminary, MS 39479
    (601) 722-4510

    Grades: 5-8 | 411 students
  • Collins High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 15-19%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1208 S. Dogwood
    Collins, MS 39428
    (601) 765-3203

    Grades: 9-12 | 274 students
  • Collins Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Dogwood St.
    Collins, MS 39428
    (601) 765-4383

    Grades: K-4 | 359 students
  • Mount Olive Attendance Center Math: 18% | Reading: 21%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 South 4th Street, P.o Box
    Mount Olive, MS 39119
    (601) 797-3939

    Grades: K-12 | 452 students
  • Hopewell Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    824 Hopewell Road
    Collins, MS 39428
    (601) 765-8568

    Grades: K-6 | 299 students
  • Carver Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 14%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    104 Carver Dr.
    Collins, MS 39428
    (601) 765-4908

    Grades: 5-8 | 247 students
  • Covington County Alternative School Alternative School
    1104 S. Elm St.
    Collins, MS 39428
    (601) 765-1465

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Covington County Vocational Technical Vocational School
    1200 S. Dogwood St.
    Collins, MS 39428
    (601) 765-8253

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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