Lauderdale Co School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,680 students in Lauderdale Co School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Lauderdale Co School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lauderdale Co School Dist School District are Clarkdale Elementary School, West Lauderdale Elementary School and Clarkdale High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lauderdale Co School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lauderdale Co School Dist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lauderdale Co School Dist School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
5,680 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
425 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Lauderdale Co School Dist School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#42 out of 146 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lauderdale Co School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lauderdale Co School Dist  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lauderdale Co School Dist  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lauderdale Co School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.59
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
58 Students
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
162 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
4%
# Black Students
1,761 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
31%
48%
# White Students
3,548 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
62%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
145 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
383
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
402
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
378
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
388
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
390
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
402
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
421
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
462
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
499
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
454
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
520
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
452
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
436
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
93
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,970 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,754 is less than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$57 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lauderdale Co School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$55 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Lauderdale Co School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,970
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lauderdale Co School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,754
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lauderdale Co School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lauderdale Co School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clarkdale Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7000 Highway 145
Meridian, MS 39031
(601) 693-4463
Grades: K-6
| 459 students
Rank: #22.
West Lauderdale Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10350 Highway 495
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 737-2279
Grades: K-4
| 597 students
Rank: #33.
Clarkdale High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7000 Highway 145
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 693-4463
Grades: 7-12
| 460 students
Rank: #44.
West Lauderdale High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9916 West Lauderdale Road
Collinsville, MS 39325
(601) 737-2277
Grades: 9-12
| 602 students
Rank: #55.
Southeast Lauderdale Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2362 A Long Creek Road
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 486-2500
Grades: K-4
| 455 students
Rank: #66.
West Lauderdale Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9916a West Lauderdale Road
Collinsville, MS 39325
(601) 737-8689
Grades: 5-8
| 553 students
Rank: #77.
Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6750 Newell Road
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 485-4882
Grades: K-4
| 614 students
Rank: #88.
Southeast Lauderdale Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2535 Old Highway 19 S.e.
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 485-5751
Grades: 5-8
| 381 students
Rank: #99.
Southeast Lauderdale High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2362 Longcreek Raod
Meridian, MS 39301
(601) 483-5501
Grades: 9-12
| 399 students
Rank: #1010.
Northeast Lauderdale Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7763 Highway 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 483-3532
Grades: 5-8
| 578 students
Rank: #1111.
Northeast Lauderdale High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
702 Briarwood Road
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 679-8523
Grades: 9-12
| 582 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lauderdale Co School Dist School District
  • 301 46th Court, Meridian, MS, 39305-5498
  • (601) 693-1683
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 5,680 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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