LEAKE CO DIST School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by LEAKE CO DIST School District serving 2,912 students in Carthage, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi state average of 57%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

LEAKE CO DIST School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Carthage Leake Central Elementary School
    603 Hwy. 16 West
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601)267-9148

    Grades: K-5 | 1097 students
  • Carthage Leake Central High School
    704 N Jordan Street
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601)267-7713

    Grades: 9-12 | 572 students
  • Carthage Leake Central Junior High School
    801 Martin Luther King Drive
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601)267-8909

    Grades: 6-8 | 480 students
  • Carthage Leake Co Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    703 Northwest Street
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601)267-8442

    Grades: M | n/a students
  • Walnut Grove Leake County Elementary School
    1280 School Street
    Walnut Grove, MS 39189
    (601)253-2324

    Grades: K-6 | 468 students
  • Walnut Grove Leake County High School
    220 Spruce Street
    Walnut Grove, MS 39189
    (601)253-2393

    Grades: 7-12 | 295 students

Overview

School District NameLEAKE CO DIST School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,912 students
# of Teachers182 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students1,502 students
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students1,410 students
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.55
# of American Indian Students29 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students10 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students327 students
% Hispanic Students
11%
# of Black Students1,793 students
% Black Students
62%
# of White Students715 students
% White Students
25%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students37 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:220
# of Students in 1st Grade:224
# of Students in 2nd Grade:252
# of Students in 3rd Grade:277
# of Students in 4th Grade:261
# of Students in 5th Grade:213
# of Students in 6th Grade:239
# of Students in 7th Grade:201
# of Students in 8th Grade:183
# of Students in 9th Grade:212
# of Students in 10th Grade:196
# of Students in 11th Grade:181
# of Students in 12th Grade:152
# of Ungraded Students:101

District Comparison

  • LEAKE CO DIST 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LEAKE CO 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LEAKE CO 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of LEAKE CO DIST School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,391 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,412. The school district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,089 is less than the state average of $10,443. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$26 MM$20 MM
This chart display total revenue of LEAKE CO DIST School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$25 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of LEAKE CO DIST School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,391$10,412
This chart display average revenue per public school student in LEAKE CO DIST School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,089$10,443
This chart display average spending per public school student in LEAKE CO DIST School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
LEAKE CO DIST School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Leake Central Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.