Leake County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,910 students in Leake County School District. Leake County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Leake County School District are Leake County Elementary School, Leake Central Junior High School and Leake County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Leake County School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameLeake County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.leakesd.org
School District Phone Number(601) 267-4579
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools6 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students2,910 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers179 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

Leake County 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 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#94 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Leake County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Leake 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)
30%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Leake 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
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Leake 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
0.570.58
# of American Indian Students37 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students12 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students342 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
4%
# of Black Students1,755 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
60%
48%
# of White Students707 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
24%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students56 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:22636,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:20036,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:21936,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:27438,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:26639,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:25739,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:21035,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:22836,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:18635,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:18935,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:20034,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:18132,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:17431,047
# of Ungraded Students:1007,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $8,801 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 $8,309 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$26 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Leake 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$24 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Leake 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$8,801$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Leake 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$8,309$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Leake 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.

Leake County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Leake County Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1280 School Street
    Walnut Grove, MS 39189
    (601) 253-2324

    Grades: K-6 | 480 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Leake Central Junior High School Math: 39% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 Martin Luther King Drive
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-8909

    Grades: 6-8 | 487 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Leake County High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    220 Spruce Street, P. O. Box 1
    Walnut Grove, MS 39189
    (601) 253-2393

    Grades: 7-12 | 290 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Leake Central Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    603 Hwy. 16 West
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-9148

    Grades: K-5 | 1,080 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Leake Central High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    704 N Jordan Street
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-7713

    Grades: 9-12 | 573 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Leake County Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    703 Northwest Street
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-8442

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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