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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public preschools in Hinds County School District, serving 809 students. Public preschools in Hinds County School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Mississippi public pre school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 36% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public preschools in Hinds County School District are Utica Elementary / Middle School and Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public preschool average of 64% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Mississippi public preschool average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameHinds County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hinds.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(601) 857-5222
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools2 Schools185 Schools
# of Students809 Students83,977 Students
# of Teachers58 Teachers5,199 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1

District Comparison

Hinds County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 68 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 85% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#75 out of 150 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hinds County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hinds 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hinds 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hinds County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.200.54
# of American Indian Studentsn/a240 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1 Student501 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students20 Students2,812 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
3%
# of Black Students720 Students48,903 Students
% Black Students
89%
58%
# of White Students57 Students29,868 Students
% White Students
7%
36%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a50 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students11 Students1,603 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:385,670
# of Students in Kindergarten:7715,199
# of Students in 1st Grade:8814,158
# of Students in 2nd Grade:7912,509
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8510,361
# of Students in 4th Grade:829,702
# of Students in 5th Grade:887,831
# of Students in 6th Grade:962,846
# of Students in 7th Grade:901,019
# of Students in 8th Grade:86950
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 634
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 582
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 526
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 542
# of Ungraded Students: - 1,448

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,080 is higher 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 $10,321 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$64 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hinds County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$60 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Hinds County   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$11,080$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hinds County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,321$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hinds County   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.

Hinds County School District Public Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Utica Elementary / Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    260 Hwy 18 & 27
    Utica, MS 39175
    (601) 885-8765

    Grades: PK-8 | 351 students
  • Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9700 I-20 West
    Bolton, MS 39041
    (601) 866-2522

    Grades: PK-8 | 458 students
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